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which of the following is associated with the development of ketosis

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Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience 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 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 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 General Practice
Excess ketones: Metabolic disorder from breakdown of fats.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ketones: You can purchase ketone Test Strips at your local drug store.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: It depends on the degree and duration. In diabetics it can be life threatening. It lowers the acidity of your blood. People on fade diets like atkins ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Keosis: Too many ketones. Cause body is not metabolizing foods correctly. Causes starvation Diabetes. Good wikipedia question
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
44 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Fasting: Going 24 hours without eating (water is fine) is a great way to have your body start producing ketones. When you fast your body needs to break down f ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Griffin
13 years experience Internal Medicine
A couple ways: There are urine based (less accurate) and blood based (more accurate but expensive) options. Peter Attia, MD, author of "Eating Academy" blog and pa ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience 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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