Category: Diets

What Does Ketone Levels in Urine and Blood mean?

What is ketones? Ketones are end products of burning fatty-acids (fats) in the body, the medical term is (fatty acid metabolism). Ketone bodies in urine are Acetone, acetoacetate and beta-hydroxybutyric acid. Ketones in the body urine and blood come from liver and completely processed and only negligible amount appear in urine, but when carbohydrates in unavailable or he body unable to use Carbs. then the fatty acids become the predominant source of body fuel. As the body increases its usage of fatty acids, the burning product increased, I mean ketones of course, and liver will leave excess amounts to go...

Understand GFR Blood Test and Normal GFR Levels Range

GFR word stands for Glomerular Filtration Rate and tells how well your kidneys are working? Most people who developed CKD they weren’t know at earlier time because the disease itself progress silently for long period of time. Usually a man comes to the ER room complains from signs such as swelling, high blood pressure, nausea,¬†poor appetite, and vomiting. After doing General Medical Checkup at the laboratory, results come with high creatinine level which indicate chronic disease of the kidney. Normal GFR Levels The GFR results seen in healthy individuals with normal kidney function. Normal GFR Levels Chart by Age Age...

How to Set Protein Diet by BUN Creatinine Uric Levels

Learn how to follow-up protein diets with blood test results of BUN, Creatinine, and Uric acid. Earlier this week, a man came to the laboratory to do creatinine and blood urea tests, after asking him about the reason he testing for, “I relied on myself to apply a protein diet to lose weight myself. I measure the level of the BUN and creatinine every week to make sure it is within the normal range, because I know that the urea and creatinine will rise if you eat large amounts of protein.” he replied. From that point, I realized that many...