International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Paramedical Science | India | Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023


Study on Urine Acetone during Pregnancy in Association with Gestational Diabetics

Amala .T | Fathima Yoonus


Abstract: Ketone bodies are also known as ketones. They are the normal product of fat metabolism. Ketones are normally not detectable in blood or urine. Ketone bodies should be test routinely in any urine that is positive for glucose because they appear in urine of diabetics. Normal pregnant women has an increased rate of glucose utilisation and excretion which lead to the faster rate of reduction for blood glucose.30 urine samples of pregnant women in first trimester were selected and analysed for acetone. Higher rate of ketone body metabolism was found in pregnant women with GDM than those without GDM.


Keywords: IQ, Intelligence quota, GDM, Gestational Diabetic mellitus, mmol/L-millimoles per litre, Ketonuria


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023,


Pages: 468 - 469


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