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[IP] Re: question for the veterans

At 06:57 PM 9/4/02, email @ redacted wrote:
>I worked at a hospital when I was in high school as an orderly.  One of
>my jobs was to do the clinitests with the tablets.  I think you remember
>accurately.  If the glucose test was high we tested for ketones, and I
>believe they turned sort of purple if they were high.  Long time ago,
>1964.  This was almost thirty years before I was diagnosed.

Now that you mention it, I do remember the ketone pills.  They were little 
white pills that you put a drop of urine on and the darker purple it 
turned, the more ketones you had.  I also used to use the Clinitest 
tablets.  I was dx'd in 1963.

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