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Are ketones always present in your urine if you have diabetic ketoacidosis?

Yes. If you do not have ketones in your urine and/or blood you do not have ketoacidosis. As the name goes you also have to be acidotic (ph a measure of acidity needs to be below 7.3, the lower the number the more acidotic). Read more...
Absolutely. Ketones are alternate fuel for brain and heart when Insulin levels are too low to allow glucose into cells. The rising concentration of ketones and dehydration eventually lead to dka. Read more...