Diabetes Exam Question. Kieran Kitchener. Question 1.
The exam finds the presence of glucose and ketones in his urine. His blood shows an elevated level of glucose and a lowered pH value.
Diabetic ketoacidosis can lead to a ketoacidotic coma and death if it is not treated.
Polyuria – excessive or abnormally large production of urine with increase of urinary frequency.
What blood test could you perform to see how well Brenda’s diabetes is controlled?