-Complication of DMII that extremely high blood
sugar glucose levels (600-2000 mg/dL) without the presence of ketones and
includes extreme dehydration, cerebral dysfunction, and coma. Kidneys can no
longer get rid of excess glucose so glucose builds up in the blood, causing the
blood to become hyperosmolar (high concentration of sodium, glucose, etc),
pulling water from organs, including the brain.
hyperosmolar hyperglycemia nonketotic syndrome (HHNS)