Ketostix are a urine test for ketones (acetoacetic acid) the strips provide a fast, convenient way of testing urine for the presence and concentration of acetoacetic acid (ketone). Also ideal for individuals on ketogenic diets to establish if ketosis has been achieved!
Acetoacetic Acid when found in the urine provides information on carbohydrate and fat metabolism. Acetoacetic acid can be found in the urine from diabetics and is more commonly referred to as a ketone body. Use of ketostix reagent strips can alert diabetics to changes in their condition, as a result diet and medication adjustments may be required