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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Many causes: Most common cause of glycosuria is diabetes mellitus, hyperthyroidism, kidney damage, severe liver damage such as cirrhosis and temporary glycosuria o ... Read More
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
Glycosuria: Most common cause is diabetes or eating an excessive amount of carbohydrates that can overcome the effect of Insulin in your body temporarily. Whateve ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Glycosuria: Glucose in the urine. Most common diabetes.
Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
Diabetes: Gycosuria implies excess glucose (sugar) in the urine and is related to an elevated blood sugar most commonly associated with diabetes.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Lu
Dr. Emily Lu answered
7 years experience Family Medicine
Not directly: Glycosuria or sugar in the urine does not have any direct affect on body functions. However, there should not be any sugar in the urine unless there i ... Read More
Dr. Edward Cherullo
24 years experience Urology
Diabetes: Glucosuria suggests that you are at risk or diabetes. High blood sugars affect the body in many ways. Please see your primary care doctor for an ev ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Fried
64 years experience Diabetology
Yes and no: If the glycosuria is caused by diabetes, obviously controlling the diabetes will correct the glycosuria. Glycosuria can also occur in some people wit ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Alimentary glycosuri: This term refers to sugar appearing in the urine from abnormal amounts of sugar ingested into the system via the gastro-intestinal tract.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Abnormal urine study: Glycosuria is presence of glucose (sugar) in urine.Commonly found in uncontrolled diabetes, there are other rarer causes(eg. Type 2 renal tubular acid ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not: Too large an amount of a chromium supplement can have a variety of ill effects, but increasing sugar in the urine is not likely one of them. There ar ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Osmosis: High sugar in the blood is filtered through osmosis, by the kidney, into the urine, causing glycosuria. This results in an "osmotic diuresis" in whic ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
36 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No change: Glucose in the urine will not change the color or clarity at all .You can not tell by looking. Lab tests are required to spot glycosuria. See your doc ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No: Glycosuria means blood in the urine, most commonly associated with diabetes, whereas hypolglycemia means low blood sugar, seen if subjects have admini ... Read More

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