A 55-year-old female asked:
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Ketones in urine show 80 and urobolinogen 2.0. Trace protein in urine. All else negative or normal. What does this mean.

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Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
Are you starving?DM?: These results are interpreted with clinical history. But presence of Ketone suggests starvation and Diabetes? Urobilinogen is the breakdown of Bile pigments which comes from Liver.
Answered on May 25, 2016
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