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Ketones - Type 1 Diabetes - About.com
Apr 13, 2012 ... Definition: Ketones are the by-product of using body fat for energy instead of glucose from the foods eaten. Glucose is the fuel normally used to ...
Meters That Measure Blood Sugar and Ketones - Type 1 Diabetes
Jun 19, 2014 ... Some blood sugar meters also test for blood ketones. It is particularly important to test for ketones during periods of illness. Learn which meters ...
Ketone Testing as Part of Your Diabetes Management Plan
Jun 26, 2014 ... Ketone testing should be part of your diabetes management plan. Unfortunately, many people with type 1 diabetes do not check for ketones as ...
Ketones and Diabetes - Definition of Ketones - Type 2 Diabetes
Ketones are organic compounds that result when body fat is broken down for energy. Glucose is usually used by cells for energy. But, when there's no insulin to ...
Definition of Ketones in Low Carb Diets - About.com
Jun 28, 2013 ... Definition: There are two ways to look at ketones. Here, we are concerned with certain ketones (also called ketone bodies) in the human body, ...
Raspberry Ketones for Weight Loss - Health Benefits
What are raspberry ketones? What are the benefits of raspberry ketones? Get the lowdown on this supplement, which is said to speed up weight loss.
How to Test Your Blood for Ketones at Home - Low Carb Diets
How to test your blood for ketones, especially geared towards people on low- carb or ketogenic diets.
How to Test Your Urine for Ketones - Low Carb Diets - About.com
How to test your urine for ketones, especially geared towards people on low-carb or ketogenic diets.
Interpreting Blood Ketone Test Results - Type 1 Diabetes - About.com
Ketone blood testing is the preferred method for assessing the presence of ketones during times of sickness. Urine test strips are still in use but the American  ...
Ketone Definition - Chemistry - About.com
Jun 13, 2014 ... IUPAC ketone functional group names contain "oxo" or "keto". Ketones are named by changing the -e on the end of the parent alkane name to ...
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