A 62-year-old male asked:
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advice adjusting my insulin while in metabolic ketosis to lose weight.testing both (capillary) glucose & beta-hydroxybutyrate. ?

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Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
If you are in keto: Acidosis , go to the emergency department as soon as possible . You can not manage it at this point . You might endanger you self . You need to have good diabetic education
Answered on Sep 14, 2013
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Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
I meant ketogenic
Sep 14, 2013
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
He is on a kerogenic diet on purpose. He is not in harms way.
Sep 14, 2013
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: On your dietary intake of carbs and blood sugar readings. Since I do not know what your intake is i really can't make suggestions. Sorry.
Answered on Sep 14, 2013

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