Diabetes mellitus (type 1, type 2) & diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) – causes & symptoms

What is diabetes mellitus? Diabetes mellitus is when there’s too much glucose, a type of sugar, in the blood. Diabetes mellitus can be split into type 1, type 2, as well as a couple other subtypes, including gestational diabetes and drug-induced diabetes. Subscribe – More videos – Support us on Patreon –

This video covers the pathophysiology behind each type, complications (including diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state), symptoms, and management.

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Script/audio/visuals: Tanner Marshall, MS
Reviewer: Rishi Desai, MD, MPH

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Stuart Ray, MD

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