2 doctors weighed in:

What does ketones in urine mean? I don't have diabetes?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: You are hungry

And have not eaten in a while and your body did not have enough glucose for fuel so it started breaking down fat cells to use for fuel.
The result is formation of ketones

In brief: You are hungry

And have not eaten in a while and your body did not have enough glucose for fuel so it started breaking down fat cells to use for fuel.
The result is formation of ketones
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. William Forsythe
Board Certified,
26 years in practice
179K people helped
Continue
100,000 doctors available