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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
It may: It is imperative to repeat the urine test once you have fully recovered from pancreatitis. It is also important to find out what precipitated pancreat ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Ketones: Ketones can indicate ketoacidosis in a diabetic or a sign of starvation ( not eating.).
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
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25 years experience Psychiatry
Starvation : Ketones are formed when your body is not getting nourishment and is having to find nutrients from stored fat. It is a byproduct of that process that c ... Read More
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Starvation: not eating causes your body to breakdown stores and produces ketones. You need to eat regular meals and stay hydrated.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Starvation: Ketones are normally the end result of fat metabolism in an enviroment where carbohydrates are either missing or due to lack of insulin, unavailable . ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Fasting?: If you were fasting when the sample was taken, it may be due to that? For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, mi ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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No : A blood sugar of > 200 and urine containing glucose and ketones are essentially diagnostic in patients with mostly type 1 diabetes. However, anyone ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Many causes of pain: An abnormal result may also be due to: abnormal food or nutrition intake due to: anorexia, fasting, high protein or low carbohydrate diets, starvati ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
You are hungry: And have not eaten in a while and your body did not have enough glucose for fuel so it started breaking down fat cells to use for fuel. The result is ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience Psychiatry
Fat breakdown: A common cause of ketone production (ketosis) is fatty acid breakdown. When the body uses fats for energy, ketones result ; some enter into the urine ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Lipman
54 years experience Diabetology
Many causes: Causes include starvation, infection, uncontrolled diabetes, most common cause skipping meals

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