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A 28-year-old female asked:

16 mth old ketones every morning, 1.3 today..not diabetic.3yr old brother ty1.blood sugars normal, ketones 0.4-0.7 all day?eats very wel.what cud it b

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Dehydration????: Ketones in the urine may occur with starvation or dehydration.Not uncommon after a nite's sleep and no fluid intake. But this is a question for your pediatrician to eliminate more serious problems..And why are you checking the urine daily?
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