ketosis


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ke·to·sis

 (kē-tō′sĭs)
n. pl. ke·to·ses (-sēz)
A pathological increase in the production of ketone bodies.

ke·tot′ic (-tŏt′ĭk) adj.

ketosis

(kɪˈtəʊsɪs)
n
(Veterinary Science) pathol a high concentration of ketone bodies in the blood. Also called: acetonaemia

ke•to•sis

(kɪˈtoʊ sɪs)

n.
the accumulation of excessive ketone bodies in the blood and urine.
[1917; ket(one) + -osis]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ketosis - an abnormal increase of ketone bodies in the blood as in diabetes mellitusketosis - an abnormal increase of ketone bodies in the blood as in diabetes mellitus
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Translations

ke·to·sis

n. cetosis, producción excesiva de cuerpos acetónicos como resultado del metabolismo incompleto de ácidos lípidos; acidosis.
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Under this diet, the consumption of high amounts of dietary fat with minimal carbohydrates forces the body into ketosis - where due to the lack of glucose (carbs), the body has to turn to fat as fuel to generate energy.
Often, those who attempt the keto diet aren't truly reaching ketosis because the amount of allowable carbohydrate is prohibitively low.
Acute onset T1DM is diagnosed if diabetes ketosis or ketoacidosis occur at around <3 months after the onset of hyper glycaemic symptoms (thirst, polydipsia, polyuria, weight loss), and if there is a need for continuous insulin therapy after diabetes is diagnosed.
The five-day program will feature topics such as: blood glucose monitoring, recognition and management of hypo-/hyperglycemia and ketosis, insulin types and administration techniques, carbohydrate counting, Healthy lifestyles issues -- including integration of healthy eating and physical activity, problem-solving skills for caring for diabetes at home versus camp, and life skills for independent living.
The five-day program will feature topics such as: blood glucose monitoring, recognition and management of hypo-/hyperglycemia and ketosis, insulin types and administration techniques, carbohydrate counting, healthy lifestyles issues - including integration of healthy eating and physical activity, problem-solving skills for caring for diabetes at home versus camp, and life skills for independent living.
The five-day programme will feature topics such as blood glucose monitoring, recognition and management of hypo-/hyperglycemia and ketosis, insulin types and administration techniques, carbohydrate counting, healthy lifestyles issues - including integration of healthy eating and physical activity, problem-solving skills for caring for diabetes at home versus camp, and life skills for independent living.
During ketosis, the body produces molecules called ketones.
In ketosis the body uses fat as its primary source of energy instead of glucose.
Not to be confused with diabetic ketosis, nutritional ketosis occurs when the blood glucose levels are low.
Inducing ketosis through diet seems to help correct the normal, age-related decline in the brain's ability to use glucose, said Stephen Cunnane, PhD, who also presented ketogenic intervention results at AAIC.
Ketogenic diets have gained popularity for a variety of health benefit claims, but scientists are still teasing out what happens during ketosis, when carbohydrate intake is so low that the body shifts from using glucose as the main fuel source to fat burning and producing ketones for energy.
BAD BREATH DRASTICALLY cutting calories, as well as following a high-protein/ low-carb diet, can both cause bad breath - due to chemicals, called keytones, being released when you force your body into the fat-burning state of ketosis (remember when Atkins first got popular and everyone was talking about this?