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why do people with diabetes mellitus get glycosuria

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Latisha Smith
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
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damien Luviano
17 years experience Ophthalmology
High blood glucose: Excess blood glucose ends up in urine.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Borookhim
24 years experience Geriatrics
No.: If you treat your diabetes aggressively you will not. Uncontrolled diabetes will eventually cause some degree of it.
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A female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Kidney disease.: People with long-standing diabetes can develop nephropathy, or kidney disease. When the kidneys are functioning properly, there is only tiny amount of ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Lu
Dr. Emily Lu answered
6 years experience Family Medicine
Renal Overload: Glycosuria (or glucose in the urine) is caused by the kidneys(proximal renal tubules) being unable to reabsorb all the filtered glucose. Diabetes due ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
No. : Polyuria is the production of large amounts of dilute urine & polydipsia is elevated fluid intake; usually due to fluid losses from polyuria. These ar ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
38 years experience General Surgery
Osmosis: ...But not jones! diabetics have hyperosmolar blood due to glucose and also lose more water in the urine for the same reason. The body in turn makes ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
If control achieved: without low blood sugars, not necessary- otherwise diabetes specialists know the newer medicines more than most primary care MDs
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Not true: Most type 1 diabetics are not obese. The underlying problem is that their pancreas cannot make enough insulin. Type 2 diabetics are typically obese. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Stable type one diabetics are no more thirsty than anyone else.An undiagnosed dm1 may have a build up of blood sugar that sucks moisture out of the ti ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Pak
Dr. Laura Pak answered
27 years experience Vascular Surgery
Several reasons: Diabetics may develop neuropathy, decreased sensation to the skin, which means they are unaware if they step on a thorn or if their shoes are creating ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Cardiovascular dz: Two out of three diabetics will die from heart disease or stroke (cardiovascular disease).
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Bressman
49 years experience Vascular Surgery
Old latin term: Type i diabetes, juvenile diabetes is found in children who have lost pancreatic production of Insulin and have poor growth, frequent infections and e ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Many things: Work with your doctor to develop a good diabetes treatment regimen. Try to utilize diabetes drugs that do not cause weight gain if possible. Start a ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Over treatment: The most common cause of low blood sugar in a diabetic is overtreatment with diabetes medications (either you give Insulin and didn't eat or eat enoug ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
36 years experience Bariatrics
5-10% are type 1: 90-95 % of diabetic patients are type 2, meaning that they make insulin, but still have high sugar levels. Most type 2 diabetes is due to obesity. 20% ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
By definition: It occurs during pregnancy.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Pancreas transplant: A pancreas transplant is a big deal. You would then have to take drugs to prevent rejection of the transplant, and those drugs have many side effects ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doug Mason
32 years experience Podiatry
Overall health: Diabetes is a very complicated disease. It is a multi organ condition that could affect some. Amputation is caused by poor circulation, bad infection/ ... Read More
A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Monti
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Genetic contribution: there is great genetic contribution to type 1 than type 2 diabetes. of course people should work to manage type 2 diabetes, but it is not just a disea ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Fried
63 years experience Diabetology
About one-third: The incidence of diabetic retinopathy is about 1/3 of diabetics according to government statistics. The condition is related to how well the diabetes ... Read More
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