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Could you please explain the possible causes of TRACE ketones in the urine of a 12 month old? There is a family history of Type 1 Diabetes. Thank you.

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine
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In brief: Ketonuria

Ketones are made if your diet does not contain enough carbohydrate to supply the body with sugar (glucose) for energy or if your body can't use blood sugar (glucose) properly.
Have the baby monitored and tested regularly, as this may be a sign of possible diabetes or issues with carbohydrate metabolism. Best wishes.

In brief: Ketonuria

Ketones are made if your diet does not contain enough carbohydrate to supply the body with sugar (glucose) for energy or if your body can't use blood sugar (glucose) properly.
Have the baby monitored and tested regularly, as this may be a sign of possible diabetes or issues with carbohydrate metabolism. Best wishes.
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