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When untreated diabetics undergo ketosis, doesn't this make their blood suga

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#1 Lo.Lee.Ta.



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Posted 13 April 2015 - 05:05 AM

Since most normal body cells do need insulin to take up glucose, do they instead have to run off of ketone bodies when insulin is not present? 
*If this is the case, wouldn't weight loss in untreated type 1 diabetics actually make their blood sugar go even higher but also be necessary, since their other body cells can't function without ketone bodies for fuel? 

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