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Re: [IP] Keytones ??????



Reply-To: email @ redacted
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>In a message dated 11/19/98 3:57:07 PM EST, email @ redacted
>writes:
>
><< Is there anyone here on this list, that has never had Keytones.  I 
have had
> diabetes for 13 years, and have never had them.   And I really have 
the
> weight to prove it.  >>
>
>I was just curious what weigh had to do with keytones?  I thought you 
could
>get keytones from a number of things Ex. High blood sugar, dehydration,
>starvation.  But I still don't know how weight could factor in?
>Jen
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Keytones are the byproduct of fat breakdown.  When bgs are high energy 
is low.  The body burns fat for energy, and keytones form.  

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