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  1. Following an illness, my daughter's blood sugar has been variable at home. She tested negative for antibodies. What could be causing her erratic blood sugars? (17 Jan 2018)
  2. For a month, my toddler has been urinating only once a day, or less. Her breath smells like ketones. Could she have diabetes? What do you advise? (24 Jan 2016)
  3. I would like to understand ketones better. What causes them? How do they affect the bod? How are they formed? (13 Jan 2016)
  4. Our daughter randomly gets sick with large ketones. She eats and drinks extra, takes additional insulin. What could be causing this? (30 Apr 2014)
  5. My son was spilling ketones with a high blood sugar last night, then he was low. Ketones returned this morning. Was this due to dehydration? When do I need to call the doctor? (28 Aug 2013)
  6. When my son is ill, I smell acetone in his breath. Is this something about which I should be worried? (5 Jan 2011)
  7. Is it necessary to check for ketones? For a year and a half, we have not checked our son for ketones when he has highs, just made corrections. (18 Oct 2010)
  8. During a recent stomach bug, my daughter, who does not have diabetes, had low blood sugars and ketones. Why? (13 Sep 2008)

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