Table 1: Blood levels during a normal diet, ketogenic diet and diabetic ketoacidosis11

From: Beyond weight loss: a review of the therapeutic uses of very-low-carbohydrate (ketogenic) diets

Blood levelsNormal dietKetogenic dietDiabetic ketoacidosis
Glucose (mg/dl)80–12065–80>300
Insulin (μU/l)6–236.6–9.4 0
KB conc (mM/l)0.17/8>25
pH7.47.4<7.3