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Doctor insights on: Ketone Acidosis

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How ketone bodies lead to acidosis?

How ketone bodies lead to acidosis?

Ketoacidosis: Ketones like few other substances can cause acidosis in the bloodstream which is a low ph and very dangerous to every organ system. Probably you have heard about this due to someone with very elevated blood sugar which causes the production of ketones. The details are very complicated to explain but basically know that this can be treated. Iv fluids and meds to treat the cause bring ph to normal. ...Read more

Acidosis (Definition)

Normally our body chemistry is kept in a narrow range, and in particular the amount of acid in the body is kept within a narrow range. The amount of acid is measured by a value called the ph. It is normally a value between 7.35 and 7.45, values below 7.35 are considered to be "acidotic" a patient with this value of the blood chemistry ...Read more


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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

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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

Ketones (Definition)

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