I have type 2 diabetes and my blood glucose monitor has shown that there are ketones in my urine. My reading was 309. Can this cause problems?
High levels of ketones in the urine should definitely be discussed with your doctor, because it can be a serious concern. Diabetic ketoacidosis is serious--even deadly--if left untreated. Ketones develop when your body begins burning fat instead of glucose, which can mean that your diabetes is uncontrolled and you're risking serious injury. Please see your doctor to determine if your levels are out of control. Let us know how it goes!
High levels of Ketones in your urine can cause a number of problems if left untreated. These problems include: cell damage, heart attack kidney failure...
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