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Old 01-25-2018, 10:48   #11
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Thank you Veejay for the explanation; now I know.

That is what is so wonderful about this forum everyone joining in to share in their knowledge!


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wuhoo! look what came in today!
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I'm not going to touch alcohol in my condition so I had my wife take a drink of wine, and she blew 0.13%.


hehehe She's a cheap drunk.

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Now that's funny. Hope she don't swing a mean skillet.

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@NSDad126

I stumbled across this UTube video about using a breathalizer for measuring acetone in breath. I found it interesting, and he did explain what it measures and what the measurements mean for those in ketosis. While I'm sure you know all about this, for the rest of us, it is informative.


(I also discovered there is an abundance of videos showing how to use a breathalyser to measure acetone in the breath. I'm sure there's some that go into much more scientific detail and analysis.)

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Nice find. I have seen other videos but that video seems really well done. Thank you for posting it!

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It looks like I got a reading this morning of 0.1g/l which converts to about 1.7 mmol/L when I place it into the same units as the above video

i am definitely getting a reading. I had my wife test her breath and she gets a 0.0 reading.
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Thanks to VeeKay's posted video, I finally understand the limitation to my breathalizer.

My meter shows me a reading of 0.1g/L ( 1.7 mmol/L). Any reading less than 0.1 that does not round up would show as 0.0 g/L. A zero reading could lead me to think I am NOT in ketosis when in fact I might be.

When you watch the video, the guy was able to measure 0.56mmol/L which my meter can not measure.

The answer to my problem is simple, don't buy my meter for $10 when his meter can be bought for a few more dollars.

I'll work on posting a link to his meter.

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There are multiple breathalizer on Amazon. What appears to be his meter is now $19 (not $12). Still, not a bad price. I'm thinking of getting one myself.

The price on breathalizers goes on up from there to over $100.

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For amazon canada: https://www.amazon.ca/Lychee-Profess...l+Breathalyzer

This is not an affiliate link, ie I make nothing if you buy through this link

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