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Why could my urine glucose value be so high?

Why could my urine glucose value be so high?

Warning sign: Exactly how much isn't so important, as it will vary with how much water you drink and lose by other routes. Glucose in your urine warns of diabetes, though there are other causes, both serious and harmless. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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My urine glucose was reported 1.5% what that means how serious is it?

My urine glucose was reported 1.5% what that means how serious is it?

Glycosuria: If your blood sugar is within normal limits you may have glycosuria which is benign condition and does not require any treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do to pass the urine glucose test for dot medical card?

What can I do to pass the urine glucose test for dot medical card?

I don't know: If you have diabetes, you need to get it in better control == not just to pass a test but so that you don't accelerate diabetes complications and die early. ...Read more

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Have GTT test. Blood glucose normal. O hour and 1 hour urine glucose negative but 2 hour urine glucose is trace. False positive or renal glycosuria?

Have GTT test. Blood glucose normal. O hour and 1 hour urine glucose negative but 2 hour urine glucose is trace. False positive or renal glycosuria?

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 drink intake. ...Read more

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My 2.5 yrs old daughter urine report. Color - pale yellow, appeatence - turbid, ph- acidic, specific gravity- 1.015, protein-traces, urine glucose-nil?

Nothing stands out: What you describe, except for the turbid appearance (cloudy), is normal. It sounds quite ok, but there must have been a reason for the doctor ordering the test. What were they looking for? Other things to look for are white blood cells, bacteria and red blood cells in the urine. These results could come from someone who does have a urine infection, as well as from someone who is totally normal. ...Read more

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5yr old has high hgb,hct,Mcv,neut & low lymp,creatine,alp on blood test norm glucose on blood but urine glucose high. Keeps having fevers ?

Urine glucose?: Positive Urine Glucose is never normal. But you mention normal serum glucose? Keep in touch with the ordering physician and followup on this. Hard to say much about fever as there is so much more to know about it. Duration? Sore throat or other associated symptoms? Rash? Ill appearance? contacts with illness? We might be able to point you in the right direction with a Prime Visit. ...Read more

Blood Sugar (Definition)

The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more


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Glucose (Definition)

Glucose is the basic sugar molecule and the source of energy throughout the living kingdom. We are programmed to easily detect it by taste in our foods as it is desirable but can be overdone with the modern diet. It gets out of control ...Read more