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Tracking The Glucose Ketone Index

In this post we will examine the “glucose ketone index” as a biomarker for tracking metabolic health. We will also explore some of the primary use cases for tracking the glucose ketone index including cancer treatment, weight loss, metabolic disease management and athletic performance. Lastly, we will demonstrate how you can use Heads Up Health to track the glucose ketone index along with all of your other important health data. If you want to skip ahead, click the button below to create an account with Heads Up and start tracking the glucose-ketone index alongside all of your other health metrics. Or, read on for more information on tracking the glucose ketone index. What is the Glucose Ketone Index? The glucose ketone index is simply a way to measure the relationship between your ketone levels and your glucose levels at any moment in time. It is measured by dividing your blood glucose level (mmol/L) by your blood ketone level (mmol/L). The result is a single number we can use an indicator of one’s metabolic state. The index has its roots in brain cancer treatment, where researchers using metabolic therapy found best results when glucose and ketones maintained a very precise Continue reading >>

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    Hi there, I've read older posts about ketones and ketosis and about seeing these things in your urine. What do they look like?

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    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHhahahahaah... Okay, Ketones? HAHHAAAHAHAAA..hahaa... okay seriously. You have to go get the KetoSticks to measure your urine. As far I know they are not little creatures swimming in your urine. As cool as that does sound...

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    Ketones are released when your body is in ketosis, which is basically hardcore fat burning mode. Certain toxins are stored in fat, among other things. Burning fat releases all this stuff into your blood stream, and it shows up in your urine. You cannot see ketones, you use urine testing strips to check your ketone content.

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