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For what reasons in some patient we found that ketone bodies in urine are positive while glucose nil?

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Dr. David Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: The kidneys

Concentrate and excrete ketones, which can be formed in the blood as simply as missing or delaying a meal.
They are meaningless if glucose is normal. Disregard them and stop testing for them.

In brief: The kidneys

Concentrate and excrete ketones, which can be formed in the blood as simply as missing or delaying a meal.
They are meaningless if glucose is normal. Disregard them and stop testing for them.
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