Glucose (a type of sugar) is the body's main energy source.
But when the body can't use glucose for energy, it uses fat
are broken down for energy, chemicals called ketones appear in the
and urine. This can occur when not enough food has been eaten to
provide glucose for energy, or it can occur in diabetes, when the
body can't use glucose normally.
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diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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