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January 22nd, 2010, 08:40 AM
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Is anyone else doing ketone testing? Different doctors and dieticians have given me different opinions (from the same offices) and so I'm not sure how much importance to place on it. I did show small/moderate amounts one day (it was difficult to see which color it was- even after testing a second time) but I think after looking up some info I know the reason. Has anyone had moderate test results? What did you do based on it?
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January 22nd, 2010, 11:22 PM
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I don't have to test everyday, but I have the strips and will test the day after a major high or several days with major lows. My diabetic nursing company had me testing ketones for the first few weeks I was with them. Between those times I've tested I've had a few that were moderately positive, I just let my nursing company know. They always say "no big deal, tell us if it goes higher."
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February 5th, 2010, 11:11 AM
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Is there any reason to test if you're constantly getting numbers 100 and lower (100's are 2 hours after a meal including sugar and with no exercise, laying in bed). Asking because when I refused the 3 hour (passed it 2 months prior) they immediately labeled me GD and the strips were part of the script I was given but I didn't pick them up yet... been testing with the meter and my numbers even eating icecream and donuts (don't believe I have GD so I really wanted to test it) have always been 100 and lower.

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February 5th, 2010, 12:24 PM
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Yes, because sugars that are too low can cause ketoacidosis too.
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February 6th, 2010, 09:15 AM
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but mine averaging around 100 aren't to low right? The only time I gotten anything low (70 yesterday and 65 today) was 2 hours after only having a cup of cottage cheese and some canned peaches for breakfast. My first morning tend to be around 80 and my average 2 hours after a "normal" meal (so far my standard diet, which occassionally includes a cookie, icecream, or donut) has been about 100.
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February 6th, 2010, 10:59 AM
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No, 100 isn't too low. I don't check ketones unless I have been a lot lower and several days in a row.
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