What are ketones?

Ketones are in your blood. They can make you very sick.

Ketones happen over the day.

You may get them when

  • you are sick


  • your do not take the insulin you need.

You can check your ketones.

Use your blood sugar meter.


You can use pee strips.

The ketone test will tell you a number. Read more about them here.

This is general information. Talk to your doctor for information made for you.