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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

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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5 year old sister had frequent urine accidents.Took her to urgent care & urine glucose test came back Normal.Could she still have diabetes?

5 year old sister had frequent urine accidents.Took her to urgent care & urine glucose test came back Normal.Could she still have diabetes?

No : With information provided no need for concern. A 5 year old can have a small bladder or issues remembering to use bathroom. Try for a week or 2 to remind her to empty her bladder and see how things go. ...Read more

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Had sob with elevated bp. Went to ER, had chest x ray, d dimer, CBC, urine check, glucose test. All normal. How sure can I be all was indeed well?

Had sob with elevated bp. Went to ER, had chest x ray, d dimer, CBC, urine check, glucose test. All normal. How sure can I be all was indeed well?

Some thing minor: If you go to your family doctor , who knows your medical condition , ER doctor do not know you , has to do all the tests to make sure not to miss a serious problem , compelling reason to see your family doctor on regularly . Now it tim to visit and take care of your BP ...Read more

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Having upper left sharp abdominal pain that comes and goes lasting seconds and showing mild ketones in urine. Fasting glucose test norm a month ago.

Having upper left sharp abdominal pain that comes and goes lasting seconds and showing mild ketones in urine. Fasting glucose test norm a month ago.

Probably nothing: +1 ketones in the urine seldom means anything beyond that you were hungry. Transient twinges are very common -- i'm betting this is texidor's, a knife-like pain that is worse when you breathe in, due (i think) to a fold in the lining membrane of a body cavity. ...Read more

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What causes recurrent vaginal yeast infections Urine test showed glucose-absent.Took once intraconazole 400mg for one day but not cured. Age 21 virgin?

What causes recurrent vaginal yeast infections Urine test showed glucose-absent.Took once intraconazole 400mg for one day but not cured. Age 21 virgin?

Yeast infection: This can be predisposed to by diabetes (without there being glycosuria), antibiotics taken for other reasons, immune suppression, stress, lack of sleep, illnesses, etc. Itraconazole for one day may not be adequate therapy. Discuss with your doctor and if not satisfied you may want to get a second opinion. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What causes recurrent vaginal yeast infections evn after taking intraconazole? Not sexually active. Urine test showed glucose-absent. Age 21

Yeast: Have you formally been diagnosed with the infection each time? Sometimes itraconazole might not be helpful if used repeatedly. Make sure you are gently cleaning with unscented products and rinse well. Pat dry or use hair dryer on cool. Try to not bathe (shower instead) and get out of wet/sweaty clothing ASAP. See your doctor as well to help confirm and perhaps suggest another treatment. ...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

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