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What is the condition in which both glucose and ketone bodies are present in urine? not diabetic

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Dr. Charles A Bryant
Endocrinology 50 years experience
Not diabetes?: Diabetes is most likely and needs full evaluation including before meal and 2 hr after meal glucose testing. There could be Insulin resistance with am fasting hyperglycemia even with a1c < 6.5. Prolonged fast can cause ketones to spill into urine. Large carbohydrate load with blood gluocse after above 180 mg/dl coincident with a urine check could potentially cause positive urine glucos.

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