ketonuria


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ketoaciduria

 [ke″to-as″ĭ-du´re-ah]
the presence of ketone bodies in the urine; this condition is common in uncontrolled diabetes mellitus but can also occur anytime the body begins to break down fatty tissue to provide energy, as in starvation. Called also ketonuria.
branched-chain ketoaciduria maple syrup urine disease.

ke·to·nu·ri·a

(kē'tō-nyū'rē-ă),
Enhanced urinary excretion of ketone bodies.

ketonuria

/ke·ton·uria/ (ke″to-nu´re-ah) an excess of ketone bodies in the urine.

ketonuria

(kē′tə-no͝or′ē-ə)
n.
The presence of ketone bodies in the urine, occurring as a result of increased metabolism of fats rather than carbohydrates.

ke′to·nu′ric adj.

ketonuria

ke·to·nu·ri·a

(kē'tō-nyūr'ē-ă)
Enhanced urinary excretion of ketone bodies.

ketonuria

The presence of the ketone bodies acetone, aceto-acetic acid or beta-hydroxybutyric acid in the urine, usually in cases of untreated DIABETES.

Ketonuria

The presence of large amount of ketones in the urine. These byproducts of inadequate breakdown of nutrients indicate that the body is in starvation.

ke·to·nu·ri·a

(kē'tō-nyūr'ē-ă)
Enhanced urinary excretion of ketone bodies.

ketonuria

(kē´tōnyoo´rēə)
n the indication of extra bodies of ketone within urine caused by decreased or unstable metabolism of carbohydrates; occurs more frequently in certain medical conditions (e.g., starvation acidosis and diabetes mellitus); may also be called
acetonuria.

ketonuria

an excess of ketone bodies in the urine.
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If symptoms are present, urinary 'dipstick' testing for glycosuria and ketonuria, or measurement of glucose and ketones using a glucometer, provides a simple and sensitive screening tool.
Factors that favor the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes include onset in adulthood; obesity; less severe hyperglycemia; absence of ketonuria or DKA; evidence of insulin resistance; and usually a strong family history of type 2 diabetes.
It is characterized by persistent vomiting, weight loss, ketonuria, electrolyte abnormalities, and dehydration (4).
Urinanalysis revealed marked glycosuria and ketonuria.
Several strategies for earlier initiation of insulin therapy have been proposed, including the short-term use of insulin therapy after diet and exercise programs fail, or as the first therapeutic choice in newly diagnosed patients with severe diabetes symptoms, marked hyperglycemia, or ketonuria.
However, hypocaloric diets may result in ketonemia with resultant increases in free fatty acids and ketonuria.
The researchers distributed questionnaires to the families of 105 children diagnosed with congenital hypothyroidism and phenyl ketonuria, both curable with medication.
When physical or cognitive symptoms predominate, depression may be difficult to recognize, because poorly controlled diabetes with persistent hyperglycemia and ketonuria can have similar symptoms.
5 units) of insulin to prevent ketonuria (1 U/day, Linshin Canada Inc.