Ketones

This is when fat is broken down into fatty acids when the cells are starving due to a lack of glucose. The fatty acids are transformed into ketoneds in the liver. This can occur when there is a lack of insulin or when there is a lack of food.

Ketones

Breakdown product of metabolism found in the blood, particularly in starvation or uncontrolled diabetes.
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ketones

Ketones are compounds in which a carbonyl group is bonded to two carbon atoms: R1R2C=O (neither R may be H). They are derived by oxidation of secondary alcohols. The simplest member of the series is acetone, (CH3)2CO.
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Ketones

Compounds found in the blood of pregnant sheep suffering from pregnancy toxemia.
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KETONES

compounds found in the blood of pregnant sheep suffering from pregnancy toxemia
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Ketones

Breakdown product of metabolism found in the blood, particularly in starvation or uncontrolled diabetes.
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Ketones

These are substances found in the blood which show that the body has used up all the available carbohydrate for energy and has begun to utilise protein instead. Often a woman in labour with ketones in her blood will feel shaky and weak, and labour can slow down. Eating little and often in early labour can help prevent this happening. Some hospitals...
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Ketones

When the body starts to break down fat in order to get energy, ketones are a byproduct. When too many of those build up in the blood, it makes the blood acidic and can lead to diabetic ketoacidosis.
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Ketones

acids produced due to lack of enough insulin to use the glucose in your bloodstream. Your body turns to its fat stores for energy. When this occurs, ketones are produced, which accumulate in the blood and spill into the urine. These ketones are made when fat is metabolized as a source of energy. The excessive formation of ketones in the blood is c...
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Ketones

Alternative fuels for the body made from the breakdown of fats when glucose is in short supply.
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Ketones

the chemical substance made by your body when there isn't enough insulin in your blood; a build-up of ketones can lead to serious illness or coma.
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ketones

Ketones are organic compounds produced when the body breaks down fats and fatty acids to use as fuel. This is most likely to occur when the body does not have enough sugar or carbohydrates or the body cannot use sugar effectively. Because high levels of ketones are dangerous, a urine test is one way to check the level of ketones in your body.
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Ketones

Chemicals produced by the body when there is not enough insulin. Ketones can make a person with diabetes feel sick and can lead to serious illness (see Diabetic ketoacidosis, DKA). Ketones can be checked using a meter (with a drop of blood) or with urine test strips. A student’s care plan will have details on when to check for ketones.
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