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- n. A medical condition in which ketone bodies are present in the urine.
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- n. excessive amounts of ketone bodies in the urine as in diabetes mellitus or starvation
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Later it was shown, in collaboration with Collip, that other symptoms of diabetes, namely the ketonuria and the absence of glycogen from the liver, were favourably influenced by the extracts and, with Hepburn, that the respiratory quotient became raised.
In the dog the blood sugar rises from normal to 150 to 300 mg per cent; there is glycosuria; ketonemia and ketonuria increase; and there is polyuria and polydipsia.
Protein consumption does not increase as much as in the pancreatectomized; the small amount of ketonuria points to a diminished consumption of fat.
Lactic acidosis should be suspected in any diabetic patient with metabolic acidosis lacking evidence of ketoacidosis (ketonuria and ketonemia).
The persistent ketonuria before hospitalization indicates a daily carbohydrate intake of less than 100 g, whereas the very low serum creatinine level on admission indicates limited meat intake and a marked reduction in skeletal muscle, reflecting severe protein-calorie malnutrition. 2 These findings are consistent