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Frequently Asked Questions

I KEEP GETTING ERROR 3, WHAT SHOULD I DO?

1) Adjust the lancing device to the highest setting

2) Wash your hands with warm water (this is actually important!) then massage your hand and lower arm before the finger prick
3) Try 28 gauge lancets. These are slightly larger needles which draw more blood

 

Also, check out the KetoCoach Getting Started video to observe the proper blood collection technique

DO I NEED THE CONTROL SOLUTION?

WHERE CAN I BUY MORE LANCETS?

CAN I USE HSA OR FSA?

WHY MEASURE KETONES?

WHY MEASURE BLOOD KETONES?

WHAT KETONE RANGE SHOULD I TARGET FOR LOSING WEIGHT ON THE KETOGENIC DIET?

WHAT DOES A BLOOD READING FROM 0.1-0.5 mmol/L MEAN?

WHAT DOES A BLOOD READING FROM 1.5 - 3.0 mmol/L MEAN?

WHAT DOES A READING ABOVE 3.0 mmol/L MEAN?

HOW DOES EXCERISE EFFECT MY KETONE LEVELS?