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What should you do if you have ketones in your blood or urine?

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General treatment guidelines for ketones include drinking plenty of water, taking insulin to bring down the blood glucose level, and rechecking for ketones, as well as checking blood glucose every three to four hours. If the ketone level does not go down, or if it goes up, go to the hospital — this constitutes a medical emergency.

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