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Which of the following statements about diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is true?

Which of the following statements about diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is true?
A) It is more common in type 2 diabetes than type 1 diabetes
B) It results from very high blood glucose levels and insulin deficiency
C) It is characterized by elevated insulin levels
D) It is a chronic complication of diabetes

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Answer: B) It results from very high blood glucose levels and insulin deficiency

Explanation: DKA occurs when there is a severe lack of insulin, causing the body to break down fats for energy, leading to the production of ketones and resulting in metabolic acidosis.

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