Checking Ketones
Diabetes Lab eTraining Slide 6

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  1. Gather supplies
  2. Have the student urinate into a clean cup
  3. Put on gloves, when test is performed by someone other than student
  4. Dip the ketone test strip in the cup containing urine. Shake off excess urine
  5. Wait 15 – 60 seconds for strip to change color (follow manufactures instructions)
  6. Compare the strip to the color chart on the strip bottle
  7. Record results, take action per HEP



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