Diabetic ketoacidosis

  1. Need help,

    We are sitting here at work and CANNOT recall the medical term for "fruity breath".

    If any of you are logged on right now and can help us please post....

    Thanks
    Nicole
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  2. 4 Comments

  3. by   Glad2behere
    acetone
  4. by   nograd
    Hey Glad....

    Thanks for the quick responce...one more question for ya...

    Is there another name for it? maby one they aren't using very often? I thought I remembered something in nursing school that started with either a K or an F.??? I am going nuts trying to figure it out...

    Thanks
    Nicole
  5. by   Youda
    ketones, ketosis
  6. by   tonnym
    Quote from nograd
    Need help,

    We are sitting here at work and CANNOT recall the medical term for "fruity breath".

    If any of you are logged on right now and can help us please post....

    Thanks
    Nicole
    Dear Nicole i think it is called ketosis linked to dka, would you have any suggestions on how to write a reflective essay please reply to patch079@yahoo.co.uk i would love to hear from you and i have just started the diabetic course

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