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why do people with diabetes mellitus get glycosuria
A 24-year-old member asked:
37 years experience Wound care
Too much glucose: Diabetics have a problem getting the glucose from their blood into their tissues. Their lack of Insulin or Insulin resistance causes the glucose that ... Read More
51 years experience Endocrinology
When sugar in...: Blood over ~ 200-220, the kidney lets the 'extra' sugar go out in urine.
A 38-year-old member asked:
17 years experience Ophthalmology
High blood glucose: Excess blood glucose ends up in urine.
56 years experience Family Medicine
High blood sugar cau: Ordinarily urine has no sugar as kidneys are capable of reabsorping all the filtered glucose.If blood sugar is higher than normal like in diabetes it ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
24 years experience Geriatrics
No.: If you treat your diabetes aggressively you will not. Uncontrolled diabetes will eventually cause some degree of it.
44 years experience Family Medicine
No: Sugar in the blood usually does not "spill over" into the urine until the blood sugar is over 160mg/dl. This does vary from person to person.
A female asked:
31 years experience 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 37-year-old member asked:
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney capacity: Glucose in the urine occurs when the blood glucose is high and crosses the threshold of kidney capacity to absorb glucose, then glucose leaks in theur ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
35 years experience Pediatrics
No, the opposite: You have plenty of Insulin but not enough glucose - that is the exact opposite of diabetes. Since you are skinny, if you don't eat your glucose fuel s ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
6 years experience Family Medicine
Disease vs. symptom: Diabetes is a metabolic disease caused by not producing enough Insulin or developing Insulin resistance. Glycosuria means the presence of glucose in t ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
27 years experience 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
A 37-year-old member asked:
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
A 29-year-old female asked:
43 years experience Pathology
Renal glycosuria: Mild damage to the proximal tubule is quite common and if the blood glucose and hemoglobin A1c are okay, it's "renal glycosuria". Some lucky folks hav ... Read More
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