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Why is ketone allowed in the workplace?

Why is ketone allowed in the workplace?

Who is Ketone?: Self testing for ketones in the urine in the workplace is a reasonable accommodation for people with diabetes to determine if their blood sugars are so far out of control that they may slip into ketoacidosis. ...Read more

Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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Poisoning (Definition)

Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze . . . are all ...Read more


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Can you eat ketones for energy?

Can you eat ketones for energy?

Ketones Not Edible: Ketones are chemicals in the blood and urine that come from the breakdown of fat or when there is no insulin around. You cannot go to the supermarket and buy "ketones." Some people experience more energy when they exercise and burn ketones, often because their blood sugar is lower. ...Read more

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Why are ketone bodies produced?

Why are ketone bodies produced?

Lack of carbs: Glucose is the normal fuel for the body. If there is inadequate glucose (derived from the breakdown of carbohydrate) or if in the case of diabetes the glucose can't get into the cell due to Insulin lack/dysfunction the body will then burn fat and/or protein to make glucose. This results in the build up of ketones. ...Read more

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Could raspberry ketones really work?

Could raspberry ketones really work?

No: It's a cynical health fraud. Why not get some real raspberries and remember how good it was to eat them, and generally to eat sensibly? Remember how much fun you had exercising as a teen. Go back to it. Eat with fellow athlets. Your weight will take care of itself. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What side affects do raspberry ketones have?

Doesn't matter: What matters is that they have absolutely no benefit for any medical problem. The only thing that will lose weight is your wallet. Try diet/exercise instead. ...Read more

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What are the results of using raspberry ketones?

What are the results of using raspberry ketones?

Only your wallet: Rasberry ketones are of no value for any know medical condition.. They will not help you lose weight, except in your wallet. Save your money and spend it on good food and exercise. Don't get your medical knowledge from friends, tv, the internet, or dr. Oz - he's rarely correct. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have ketones in your urine?

Dehydration: It is generally a sign of dehydration. If you have diabetes, it can be a sign of diabetic ketoacidosis (too high a sugar level). It can be present in alcoholics with poor nutrition recently (alcoholic keto-acidosis) and in people who have not eaten lately (starvation keto-acidosis). ...Read more

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Is Raspberry Ketones Capsules 100mg safe to take ?

Please Be smarter: No. They will cause the producers to get rich and you to be once again disillusioned by taking a fake product that promises you the moon but cannot deliver. There will be ZERO health benefits from this product. It will not in any way lead you to any real or lasting weight loss. ...Read more

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I've got raspberry ketones what diet goes with them?

I've got raspberry ketones what diet goes with them?

Low Calorie Diet: Rasberry ketones are supposed to help u increase metabolism, there is some doubt as to how good they are, certainly they are safe, but you lose weight by watching your food & drink:best way is to identify causes of your wt gain in first place, here is list of top 5 causes: sugary drinks fast food fried foods skipping meals, bad snacks large portions these are in order of most important, cut out 2 o. ...Read more

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What can cause trace amounts of ketones in the urine?

Fat breakdown: A common cause of ketone production (ketosis) is fatty acid breakdown. When the body utilizes fats for energy, ketones result and some enter into the urine for excretion. A larger amount of ketones in the urine can occur in starvation, diabetes, and other conditions in which fat and fatty acid breakdown is occuring at a more substantial pace than in the normal metabolic state. ...Read more

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Is it possible to develop ketones if you take insulin?

Is it possible to develop ketones if you take insulin?

Fasting ketones: Ketones can often be found in the urine if you are fasting. It is a sign that your liver has used up its glycogen and your gluconeogenesis is kicking in. This can occur in anyone, including a diabetic taking insulin. ...Read more

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What could cause someone to have ketones in their urine?

What could cause someone to have ketones in their urine?

Ketonuria: Ketonuria indicates that the person is in a catabolic state and is breaking down fat and can occur in anyone who has a negative caloric balance while dieting. However, in the absence of a person purposely trying to restrict calories, the presence of urine ketones along with hyperglycemia is more serious than hyperglycemia alone. Usually used to monitor for ketoacidosis in diabetics that are ill. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how aldehydes and ketones react together?

Aldehyde ketones: Great wikipedia question. Are you asking about the detailed chemistry of how they work in the test tube or in the body? ...Read more

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Why can't you exercise when there are ketones in your urine?

Why can't you exercise when there are ketones in your urine?

Its not an: Absolute contraindication to avoid exercise. But in diabetics this suggest that they are at a physiologic point where there insulin needs aren't being met and could evolve into a more concerning, even life-threatening process. Otherwise, without insulin/diabetes issues, ketones in your suggests some element of dehydration or starvation or other acute illness that could be worsened with exercise ...Read more

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How is the purleyinspired raspberry ketones+ sold at walmart?

Waste of money: Save your Monet, no proven value for weight loss or anything else ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: ketones in the urine?

Usually benign: Ketones in the urine usually reflect your hydration level. Also, if one eats a higher protein diet with few carbohydrates, ketones may show up in the urine. Typically it is not a very specific finding and on its own doesn't mean a whole lot. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a high level of ketones in the blood?

What does it mean to have a high level of ketones in the blood?

Ketones in blood: I would go to wikipedia for detailed information. Means you are starving usually unless you have diabetes. ...Read more

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Are there any bad effects from raseberry ketone to our health ?

Are there any bad effects from raseberry ketone to our health ?

Raspberry ketone: Raspberry ketone has never been scientifically studied in humans to determine if it causes side effects. However, there are some concerns about the safety of raspberry ketone because it is chemically related to a stimulant called synephrine. Therefore, it is possible that raspberry ketone might cause feelings of jitteriness, increase blood pressure, or rapid heart beat. ...Read more

Ketones (Definition)

Ketones are a class of organic molecules with a carbon atom double bonded ...Read more