DKA & Ketones

Urine Ketones 101

If your blood sugar is too high, or has been ever moderately high for more than a day, you could be producing ketones. Ketones are a sign that your body is having a hard time and your diabetes is not under control. You may need to help of a medical professional to help you avoid — or get safely out of a potential deadly state called “diabetic ketoacidosis” (DKA). … Read More Urine Ketones 101

DKA & Ketones

How to Collect Urine to Test Ketones in Babies and Toddlers Who are Wear Diapers

If your baby or young child is still in diapers, how do you collect urine to test for ketones? It is not as hard as you think. Here are methods and tips to help you collect urine from an infant or child that is not potty-trained so that you can test for ketones. These tips may also be helpful for caregivers of adults who are unable to use the rest room on their own.… Read More How to Collect Urine to Test Ketones in Babies and Toddlers Who are Wear Diapers