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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience in Radiology
Ketosis: Is a state of elevated levels of ketone bodies in the body. There are two major causes of ketoacidosis: alcoholic and diabetic.

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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Metabolic term: The breakdown of fat cells liberates "ketones" which are the product of unlocking the energy stored in fat. As their relative concentration increases ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Various: Extra ketones in the blood, likely to spill into the urine, will be present if you miss a meal, but very high levels warn of diabetes out of control o ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. BARRY ETON
54 years experience in General Practice
Excess ketones: Metabolic disorder from breakdown of fats.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
episodes of: Hypoglycemic attacks need work up , from poor dietary habits to tumors that produce Insulin like substances . You have to see your doctor , hypoglyce ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
DKA: A metabolic emergency for patients primarily with type 1 diabetes, DKA symptoms include those of high blood sugars initially. As the ketones build up, ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Not about calories: The "insanity" workout isn't about calories, but about conditioning your body with interval training. That said, the "calorie burn" depends on how mu ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Dka can be trigerred by some illnesses if measures aren't taken to prevent it.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Fat burn: Yes, you can still burn fat, but you do it more effectively when you are in ketosis.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience in Endocrinology
No insulin: The only way to go into ketosis is not eat or not take your Insulin if you require injections. Without Insulin the body can't get glucose into the cel ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathan Lilya
7 years experience in Family Medicine
Nope: Those are excellent numbers, even going to a little low. Diabetes is not a concern until your fasting glucose starts going over 100, and it isn't cal ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
32 years experience in Cardiology
Dka: Diabetic ketoacidosis is a condition whereby glucose which is used by cells for energy is not made available to the cells due to a lack of insulin. Th ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience in Endocrinology
Time to get serious: You have normal glucose tolerance. Your fasting and 2 hr glu is not quite at the level of "impaired". Your insulin levels are on the high side, sugg ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
If you are in keto: Acidosis , go to the emergency department as soon as possible . You can not manage it at this point . You might endanger you self . You need to have ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Here: A little article about sodium: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/diet-for-patients-with-kidney-disease.Html.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Insulin and fluid: Insulin and saline are administered intravenously and other medications added depending on the clinical findings and lab tests.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
May: Be helpful short term. Will suggest modified ketotic diet . Which is adding just a small amount of high complex carbs. This reduces pro inflammatory m ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
No safe shortcuts: This type of diet often makes the body angry, decreasing calories too much too quickly will send your body into starvation mode. Less calories = weigh ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gene Kaplan
51 years experience in Pediatrics
Rid fat, period: Leg fat, cellulite, what you eat rather than the "tried and true" (tt) lowering calorie intake while increasing energy expenditure - it is all the stu ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Not mode of action.: Xenical works by blocking digestion of about 1/3rd of ingested fat.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience in Cardiology
No: unlessu r diabetic u can't get ketosis without cal restriction. moderate ketosis with starving does not affect testosterone level or sperm count.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Exercise?: The only thing you didn't mention is exercise. That can be a vital component of good health. Please check w/your doc about your fitness to do some e ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Point
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Life threat: This is a coma caused by significant elevations of blood glucose, which make the blood too thick and causes brain malfunction. There are many electro ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
None exist!: Creatinine is a breakdown product from muscle cleared by your kidneys. If elevated it means dimished renal function. Diabetics have multiple reasons ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Many foods are acidic in nature and so anything acidic can make an acidosis worse. Alkaline diets (increasing avocado, kale, spinach, cucumber, celery ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
It depends...: This depends on your size, activity level and the type of calories (low-glycemic foods help the most). Most people will lost weight on a 1200 calorie ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Avoid it: Chronic use of acid suppressants can promote malabsorption of nutrients. Some minerals and vitamins are best absorbed in an acid environment. Do not u ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Diet: Try ketogenic diet for epilepsy.
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