What do high ketone levels indicate?

Answer High ketone levels in a diabetic indicates high blood sugar (glucose) levels.This comes about due to there being insufficient insulin present.Ketoacidosis indicates much higher than 'normal' blood ... Read More »

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Do high ketone levels indicate high or low blood sugar?

Ketone testing is most often done if you have type 1 diabetes and:--* Your blood sugar is higher than 240 mg/dL* You have an illness such as pneumonia, heart attack, or stroke* Nausea or vomiting o... Read More »

Can protein drinks increase ketone levels in the urinalysis test?

Ketones are produced as a byproduct of fat metabolism, not protein metabolism. Elevated urine keytone levels can be either a sign of diet-induced ketosis or possible kidney disease. In either case,... Read More »

Are high urea nitrogen levels indicative of high ammonia levels?

Disregarding the effects of some diseases or genetic disorders, high urea nitrogen levels may be directly indicative of high ammonia levels. Ammonia is toxic in the body and must be removed through... Read More »

Which is more dangerous: high Cholesterol levels (LDL) or high Triglyceride levels?

Harvard Medical School has confirmed that the best way of predicting coronary artery disease is by dividing your triglycerides by your "good" HDL. (TG/HDL) Triglycerides are more dangerous. Your ... Read More »