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can a urine test for pregnancy also detect diabetes or high blood sugar?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No: U need a glucose or multi-test strip to pick up diabetes. Done whenever you have a "routine" non-pregnancy urine test.
Answered on Apr 7, 2013

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