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Re: [IP] now t1 vs t2

When the body decides that it needs energy, then it will go for fat and 
break it down. Ketones are a byproduct of that. Therefore, there really 
isn't a set BG level for dumping ketones...250 is just a number at which 
most people will start producing ketones. It' surprising too, that you 
can produce ketones when your BG is low, too. I've had that happen to me 
after an insulin reaction.  Denise Bricher

RoseLea wrote:
> At 04:36 AM 5/9/2008, Cheryl Duran wrote:
>> I had never heard that tight control can cause you to spill ketones 
>> quicker.
>> Interesting.
> When I asked my endo about this, he told me that it's because my body is 
> so accustomed to "normal" levels of bg due to my tight control, and when 
> I get higher, it reacts quickly by spilling ketones.  I was surprised 
> the first time this happened.  Actually I woke up with a bg of slightly 
> over 200 (which is a rarity for me) and I didn't feel well and checked 
> for ketones.  I also thought no one spilled ketones until they were much 
> higher than that.
> RoseLea .
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