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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
Nov 25, 2014 ... Ketones are organic compounds that result when body fat is broken down for energy. Glucose is usually used by cells for energy. But, when ...
Definition of Ketones in Low Carb Diets - About.com
Dec 16, 2014 ... Definitions of ketones, particularly in the context of low-carbohydrate or ketogenic diets.
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
Dec 16, 2014 ... If part of the goal of your diet is to be in ketosis , you may wonder if you should measure the ketones your body is producing. (I go into some of ...
How to Test Your Urine for Ketones - Low Carb Diets - About.com
Dec 16, 2014 ... Some diets recommend testing to find out whether your body is generating ketones , and the easiest and least expensive way to test for ketones ...
Ketone Blood Testing - Type 1 Diabetes - About.com
Apr 13, 2012 ... Ketone blood testing has been the gold standard for assessing the presence of ketones for several years. Ketones occur when your body is ...
What Is Ketosis and Is It Dangerous? - Low Carb Diets - About.com
Dec 20, 2014 ... Ketones (also called ketone bodies) are molecules generated during fat metabolism, whether from the fat in the guacamole you just ate or fat ...
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