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 »

What do high blood glucose levels indicate?

High blood glucose is a condition known as hyperglycemia. This term is typically used in reference to diabetes, a disease in which hyperglycemia can often occur. However, everyone experiences high ... 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 »

What Do Elevated CPK Levels in the Liver Indicate?

Doctors sometimes use the enzyme creatine phosphokinase, found mostly in the heart, brain, and muscles, as an indicator of injury to one or more of these parts of the body.