Targets for Ketosis using BioSense

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Re: Targets for Ketosis using BioSense

Postby LindsLinds » Tue Sep 08, 2020 3:55 pm

Hi Julie,

I have recently helped my mother who is in her 70s get on the Protocol with one of the practitioners who trained with Bredesen. It has been 3-4 months since we started and its going pretty well.

We need to start checking she is in Ketosis more rigorously. From reading the above information would you recommend the Biosense Breath measurement device as the easiest and best tool?

Many thanks for your help and advice for Newbie !

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Re: Targets for Ketosis using BioSense

Postby Tincup » Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:01 pm

Julie G wrote:Hi Julie,

I have recently helped my mother who is in her 70s get on the Protocol with one of the practitioners who trained with Bredesen. It has been 3-4 months since we started and its going pretty well.

We need to start checking she is in Ketosis more rigorously. From reading the above information would you recommend the Biosense Breath measurement device as the easiest and best tool?

Many thanks for your help and advice for Newbie !


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Re: Targets for Ketosis using BioSense

Postby LindsLinds » Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:05 pm

Tincup wrote:
Julie G wrote:Hi Julie,

I have recently helped my mother who is in her 70s get on the Protocol with one of the practitioners who trained with Bredesen. It has been 3-4 months since we started and its going pretty well.

We need to start checking she is in Ketosis more rigorously. From reading the above information would you recommend the Biosense Breath measurement device as the easiest and best tool?

Many thanks for your help and advice for Newbie !


Tagging you Julie

LindsLinds, if you quote someone, it will send an email notifying them, so they are more likely to respond.


Thank you Tincup !

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Re: Targets for Ketosis using BioSense

Postby Tincup » Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:14 pm

LindsLinds wrote:We need to start checking she is in Ketosis more rigorously. From reading the above information would you recommend the Biosense Breath measurement device as the easiest and best tool?


If it was me, I'd do both. I'd initially test them together, then once I had a good correlation, I'd mostly use the Biosense & periodically check them together. Our biologies are all different and the devices are testing different substances.
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Re: Targets for Ketosis using BioSense

Postby LindsLinds » Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:34 pm

Tincup wrote:
LindsLinds wrote:We need to start checking she is in Ketosis more rigorously. From reading the above information would you recommend the Biosense Breath measurement device as the easiest and best tool?


If it was me, I'd do both. I'd initially test them together, then once I had a good correlation, I'd mostly use the Biosense & periodically check them together. Our biologies are all different and the devices are testing different substances.


Thank you. Could you please explain what you mean by both? The Biosense and another tool?

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Re: Targets for Ketosis using BioSense

Postby Tincup » Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:42 pm

LindsLinds wrote:Could you please explain what you mean by both? The Biosense and another tool?


The Keto-Mojo will measure both serum beta hydroxybutyrate (serum ketones) and serum glucose (with two different strips.

https://shop.keto-mojo.com/collections/all
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Re: Targets for Ketosis using BioSense

Postby LindsLinds » Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:47 pm

Tincup wrote:
LindsLinds wrote:Could you please explain what you mean by both? The Biosense and another tool?


The Keto-Mojo will measure both serum beta hydroxybutyrate (serum ketones) and serum glucose (with two different strips.

https://shop.keto-mojo.com/collections/all


Thank you Tincup for explaining this. I am very grateful for this Forum resource as I navigate this new territory.

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Re: Targets for Ketosis using BioSense

Postby Tincup » Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:55 pm

LindsLinds wrote:Thank you Tincup for explaining this. I am very grateful for this Forum resource as I navigate this new territory.


Here is our wiki on ketosis. https://www.apoe4.info/wiki/Ketosis_and_Ketogenic_Diet
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Re: Targets for Ketosis using BioSense

Postby Sara » Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:27 pm

LindsLinds wrote: ... I have recently helped my mother who is in her 70s get on the Protocol with one of the practitioners who trained with Bredesen. It has been 3-4 months since we started and its going pretty well. !


Greetings LindsLinds, Sounds like you have made a solid start getting your mother on the protocol! I wanted to officially welcome you to the apoe4.site and point out some resources that you might find helpful. If you haven't found it already, please check out our Primer which is written by a GP and offers insights to the science behind the apoe4 gene and the lifestyle factors that impact its expression. How To Get The Most Out of the ApoE4 Website is an excellent guide for effectively navigating the site and finding information pertinent to you. Lastly, we would love to know more about you and what led you to our site, so as time allows please tell us more about your journey via Our Stories.
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Re: Targets for Ketosis using BioSense

Postby LindsLinds » Wed Sep 09, 2020 12:49 am

Sara wrote:
LindsLinds wrote: ... I have recently helped my mother who is in her 70s get on the Protocol with one of the practitioners who trained with Bredesen. It has been 3-4 months since we started and its going pretty well. !


Greetings LindsLinds, Sounds like you have made a solid start getting your mother on the protocol! I wanted to officially welcome you to the apoe4.site and point out some resources that you might find helpful. If you haven't found it already, please check out our Primer which is written by a GP and offers insights to the science behind the apoe4 gene and the lifestyle factors that impact its expression. How To Get The Most Out of the ApoE4 Website is an excellent guide for effectively navigating the site and finding information pertinent to you. Lastly, we would love to know more about you and what led you to our site, so as time allows please tell us more about your journey via Our Stories.


Thank you for this welcome Sara. This site I am sure will be a very useful resource as I begin to support my mother more and more on this program.


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