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Ketone Terminology

People confuse Ketosis and Keto-Acidosis. Being in natural ketosis does not cause harmful acid levels, where the latter (Keto-Acidosis) is very dangerous condition in type I diabetes who are insulin insufficient.

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People should stop confusing Ketosis and Keto-Acidosis. Being in natural ketosis does not cause harmful acid levels, where the latter (Keto-Acidosis) is very dangerous condition in type I diabetes who are insulin insufficient.

Terminology

Ketosis Small hepatically-driven energy containing substances derived from fatty acids that provide fuel to nearly every cell in the body.
Natural Ketosis Process of accelerating production of ketones through restriction of carbohydrate
Keto-Acidosis A dangerous side effect of Type I diabetes
Keto-Adaptation Process of shifting to use predominately fat for fuel