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How are renal glycosuria and diabetes different

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
27 years experience in Family Medicine
2 different things: For reasons we don't understand, sometimes the kidneys may allow some glucose to slip out into the urine even when the blood level of glucose is norma ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Sugar in urine: Glycosuria is the term used to describe excess sugar spilling into your urine. If your blood is full of sugar, a lot of it will spill into your urine ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Relationship: Renal glycosuria is a condition in which sugar is excreted in the urine due to a kidney conditon. Diabetes mellitus is due to insufficient insulin pro ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Sugar in urine: Present in diabetes mellitus or some kidney conditions where sugar leaks through the kidneys. Blood sugar should be checked if glycosuria is found.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
There are none: Some people's kidneys, by birth or sometimes by medication / toxin effect, simply waste glucose despite the blood sugar being normal. Some glucose is ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
They are the same: I think that you want the difference between the glycosuria of diabetes mellitus (spilling glucose due to hyperglycemia) and spilling glucose due to t ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Sugar in the urine: Same thing.
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A male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
No Rx needed, but I: recommend period screening for diabetes with HgbA1c or 2H PP blood glucose, to ensure that the ongoing glycosuria is not a reflection of diabetes, whi ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Urine glucose: If your GTT is OK and the 2 hour urine only a trace high, I don't think you have anything to worry about. That said, be careful with your food and dri ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
This doesn't add up: Non-diabetic renal glycosuria (i.e., the kidney spills glucose despite normal blood levels) doesn't produce symptoms. Urine odor doesn't reflect gluco ... Read More

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