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I currently ran out of ketone strips and can not get to any at the moment. Can I just use my actual blood sugar meter and just dip a strip into (tmi) urine? Need advice here! I'm high and feel sick!

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Belfast, GBR
No that wouldn't work it's a different machine u can get which uses two diff strips both use blood just one checks for keystones other for sugar there is no way I can think of to test ur urine but I

Belfast, GBR
Would concentrate on getting ur levels down

Dodge City, KS
I'm trying but nothing is working!

Dodge City, KS
I guess if I'm high and throw up then I need to go to the emergency room...

Belfast, GBR
Then u need to ring ur hospital as soon as possible if u throw up any more than twice go straight in as u dehydrate very quick h

Belfast, GBR
The sooner u go to hospital the easier it will b to get it back in control good luck hun

Dodge City, KS
Thanks!

United Kingdom, GBR
That won't work, if you can't get to see your own doctor, then get yourself of to hospital as soon as possible, let them help get your levels down, have you tried taking extra insulin?

I'm a mom supporting a child with type 1 diabetes since 2011.
Prosperous, IRL
Have you got any urine dip sticks for ketones? If you send me your address I can send you some of ours and a strip of blood ketone strips for optium tester?

Dodge City, KS
It's good now! Finally was able to buy some ketone strips! I just needed them since I sorta just started on the pump and was high

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