Ketosis Information

From (Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 304: H1060–H1076, 2013.
Review First published February 8, 2013; Ketone body metabolism and cardiovascular disease. David G. Cotter, Rebecca C. Schugar, and Peter A. Crawford):

Ketone body oxidation becomes a significant contributor to overall energy metabolism within extrahepatic tissues in numerous physiological states, including the neonatal period, starvation, postexercise, and adherence to low-carbohydrate diets, when circulating ketone body concentrations increase from ∼50 μM in the normal fed state to up to 7 mM. Circulating ketone body concentrations rise to ∼1 mM after 16–20 h of fasting in healthy adult humans but can accumulate to as high as 20 mM in pathological states like diabetic ketoacidosis

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Therefore, the metabolism of ketone bodies may influence numerous human disease states relevant to cardiovascular disease, including obesity, diabetes, atherosclerosis, and heart failure.

 

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