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Avoid Losing Electrolytes When Fighting DKA

Every Type 1 diabetic is told to fight off DKA (Diabetic ketoacidosis) the best thing to do is drink LOTS of water.  While this definitely helps, it also flushes out necessary electrolytes from our system. Keeping a few bottles of sugar free sports drinks in the house is a great way to help so that when you are fighting DKA with boring old water, you can also mix in glasses of a tasty electrolyte filled drink.

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