A 31-year-old member asked:
Is it dangerous to have to many ketones in my urine?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Ketones are a breakdown product of fats and an indicator that your body isn't get the glucose it needs to function at it's best. Ketones cause your body to go into starvation mode and conserve calories. They can also make you feel nauseated and lethargic. Ketones can also be a marker of diabetes.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
What does too many ketones in urine mean?
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Family Medicine 37 years experience
Ketones: Ketones can indicate ketoacidosis in a diabetic or a sign of starvation ( not eating.).
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Last updated May 28, 2017
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