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American Diabetes Association: “DKA (Ketoacidosis) & Ketones.”
Joslin Diabetes Center: “Ketone Testing: What You Need to Know.”
Mayo Clinic: “Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).”
National Institutes of Health: “Danger in the Pipeline for the Ketogenic Diet?” “Ketogenic Diet for Obesity: Friend or Foe?” “Beyond weight loss: a review of the therapeutic uses of very-low-carbohydrate (ketogenic) diets,” “The Effects of a Ketogenic Diet on Exercise Metabolism and Physical Performance in Off-Road Cyclists.”
UCSF Medical Center: “Neurological Disorders.”
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