Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious problem that can occur in people with type 1 diabetes if their body starts to run out of insulin. DKA mainly affects people with type 1 diabetes but can sometimes occur in people with type 2 diabetes, even if they have normal blood glucose and A1C, especially if they are on SGLT-2 inhibitors, such as Farxiga, Invokana, or Jardiance. (See our chapter on “Diabetic Medications.”) Do not confuse DKA with nutritional ketosis!


“Diabetic ketoacidosis,” NHS (May 1, 2020). https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/diabetic-ketoacidosis/ (accessed on 8/2/2020).