A pathologic condition that results from the accumulation of acids in the body.
A metabolic disorder in which the ability to metabolize carbohydrates (sugars) is impaired, usually because of a lack of insulin.
Glands that secrete or release chemicals that are used inside the body.
One of the basic sugars; it is the primary fuel, in conjunction with oxygen, for cellular metabolism.
A condition in which the body stops producing red blood cells; typically caused by infection.
Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)
A form of hyperglycemia in uncontrolled diabetes in which certain acids accumulate when insulin is not available.
The complex message and control system that integrates many body functions, including the release of hormones.
The study and prevention of blood-related disorders.
A rapid destruction of red blood cells that occurs faster than the body's ability to create new cells.
Substances formed in specialized organs or glands and carried to another organ or group of cells in the same organism. Hormones regulate many body functions, including metabolism, growth, and body temperature.
A state of unconsciousness resulting from several problems, including ketoacidosis, dehydration because of excessive urination, and hyperglycemia
Severe hypoglycemia resulting in changes in mental status.
A congenital abnormality in which the body is unable to produce clots, which results in uncontrollable bleeding.
An abnormally high glucose level in the blood.
A condition characterized by a low blood glucose level.