According to mayoclinic.com, Diabetic ketoacidosis is a serious life-threatening complication of diabetes that occurs when your body produces high levels of blood acids called ketones.
The condition develops when your body can’t produce enough insulin.
Diabetes is a condition in which the body does not effectively use sugar. It is estimated that there are nearly 18 million Americans with diabetes, and approximately 15 percent of diabetics will develop a foot ulcer at some point. Foot ulcers are the most common wounds for this patient population.