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Englewood, NJ
A 60-year-old female asked:

If a urine sample has white cells, blood and ketones does it mean the person is diabetic?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Probably not: The lack of glucose would suggest not, but it certainly could be an infection, dehydration, or even a kidney stone. Be seen for an exam and diagnosis.
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