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What does >=1000 glucose in urine mean?

What does >=1000 glucose in urine mean?

Diabetes: This is a very high urine sugar and likely means that you are diabetic and have high blood sugars. Occasionally one can see families in which there is high urine sugar but normal blood sugars, but this is rare. You need to see your doctor for evaluation. ...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?

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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Glucose written on test paper does that mean its a urine or blood test?

Glucose written on test paper does that mean its a urine or blood test?

Glucose: Usually when it is written glucose it is for blood glucose. In urine it is just written as U/A urinanlysis. ...Read more

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Glucose in urine what does it mean? This is the first time I have ever had this! I also had a big meal before test

Glucose in urine what does it mean? This is the first time I have ever had this! I also had a big meal before test

Kidney limits: Glucose tends to start spilling into the urine any time the blood sugar content exceeds its ability to reclaim it as it filters the blood. This usually equates to a blood sugar of 170 mg/dl or above, that is common to those with type 1 or 2 diabetes.It can also occur at times when the blood sugar is up for other reasons. Time to see your doc. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause a glucose of 250 in your urine and regular blood glucose of 100 as I had nothing to eat 12 hrs prior or could this mean I am diabetic.

Can a UTI cause a glucose of 250 in your urine and regular blood glucose of 100 as I had nothing to eat 12 hrs prior or could this mean I am diabetic.

Causes of GLYCOSUREA: It is not due to uti. But with blood sugar of only100mgm and urine showing glucose level of 250.We need to look for other causes of glucose in your urine. Following can cause glucose in your urine
1diabetese mellitus
2pregnancy
3high sugar diet
4liver disease
5hyperthyroidism
6renal glycosuria
7other rare conditions
i will recommemd you follow up with your doctor and have the urine and blood test rp. ...Read more

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Blood hemoglobin 15.5, trace hemoglobin in urine, ketones 10mg/dl in urine, not diabetic, blood glucose 89. What does this mean?

Blood hemoglobin 15.5, trace hemoglobin in urine, ketones 10mg/dl in urine, not diabetic, blood glucose 89. What does this mean?

Doubtful significanc: Tell us why you had your urine checked in the first place? . To resolve a medical problem we need a detailed history and also what the doctor's assessment was or is, so far? Your urine may be entirely normal but it is a good idea to recheck it one more time and see if there are any Red blood cells (RBCs) in your urine. Presence of >5 RBCs would be something to be concerned about unless U have mense ...Read more

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Is it a concern to have a glucose number at 94 and somewhat high glucose in urine? I don't feel bad. Also what does a high red blood cell count mean?

Is it a concern to have a glucose number at 94 and somewhat high glucose in urine? I don't feel bad. Also what does a high red blood cell count mean?

Incomplete info: Random or fasting blood glucose of 94 is not abnormal. If it was fasting, you need to be careful.
High glucose in urine is of concern, even with "normal" blood glucose.
How high is the blood count?
PCOS is one of the risk factors for diabetes. It would be prudent to discuss these items with your doctor.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Hi, what could it mean to have blood, protein, glucose and leukocytes in urine of a 15 year old girl? She also has raynaud's diasease + HSP

Hi, what could it mean to have blood, protein, glucose and leukocytes in urine of a 15 year old girl? She also has raynaud's diasease + HSP

Autoimmune disease: HSP is one of the autoimmune diseases that are relatively common in childhood and generally resolve over many weeks and does not return. However, some patients with HSP will go on to have chronic autoimmune inflammation in their kidneys (and skin or gut) that requires evaluation and treatment by both a pediatric rheumatologist and nephrologist. If protein and blood are still in urine, don't delay! ...Read more

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How does urine with high glucose look like compare to normal?

How does urine with high glucose look like compare to normal?

Like normal: Urine with high glucose (caused by high blood sugars from uncontrolled diabetes) will look just like normal urine. It has been reported that sometimes urine with high glucose will actually sweet. Other than that, you need at a minimum a urine dipstick test to detect glucose in the urine. ...Read more

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My urine results says that I have 100mg/dl of glucose. Is this bad? Range results says it should be negative

My urine results says that I have 100mg/dl of glucose. Is this bad? Range results says it should be negative

Not normal: Certainly a finding not to ignore as glucosuria (medical term for sugar in urine) can be a sign of high sugar level in the blood i.E diabetes. Please seek evaluation by her your primary care doctor to rule out diabetes. Good luck. ...Read more

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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

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Can diverticulitis cause high glucose in the urine?

Can diverticulitis cause high glucose in the urine?

Not directly: But if infection can cause elevated glucose in blood of diabetics because of stress response. This in turn will cause high glucose in urine. You need to have your blood sugar and glycohemoglobin checked, so go and see your doctor. ...Read more

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Will I need to undergo fasting before urine test to detect glucose?

Will I need to undergo fasting before urine test to detect glucose?

No: The simple answer is no. Checking glucose in the blood however is better done when fasting for 8 hrs. A random glucose level can be done as well but has to be interpreted with caution. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is glucose making my urine smell sweet?

Is glucose making my urine smell sweet?

Not likely: Try drinking more water and to dilute your urine. You may test your urine for glucose, or better yet have you fasting blood tested for glucose level. See this site for more info.
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/007298.htm. ...Read more

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Need help. Is 250 mg/dl glucose in urine high?

Yes: With the exception of rare genetic syndromes, any glucose in the urine is almost always abnormal and suggestive of diabetes. Get further testing from your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the urine findings be for someone with a 500 glucose concentration?

What are the urine findings be for someone with a 500 glucose concentration?

You would see: A lot of glucose in the urine and a higher urine volume. Forget the urine for now, however. If your glucose is 500, you need to seed immediate medical attention and get on proper therapy to lower your glucose to safer and more normal levels. ...Read more

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Can MS cause glucose in urine?

Can MS cause glucose in urine?

Not at all, but: You might have both diabetes and ms, so get this evaluated by your primary doctor, and deal with both problems concurrently. ...Read more

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Why do I have high glucose on my blood test, but not in my urine test?

How high?: Glucose can be reabsorbed by the kidneys until the blood level exceeds about 130 mg/dl. Once the blood glucose exceeds 130 glucose starts "spilling" out in the urine. Blood glucose can therefore be abnormally high, up to about 130 without any evidence of glucose in the urine. Once above that level typically it will show up in the urine as well. ...Read more

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About my 2 hr urine got trace glucose with normal blood glucose. Since the blood glucose is already low. What food n drink should I be careful with?

About my 2 hr urine got trace glucose with normal blood glucose. Since the blood glucose is already low. What food n drink should I be careful with?

High glycemic: Stay away from high glycemic foods. This would include cookies, candies and soda. Also corn and some fruits can be high glycemic. Do an internet search for "Low Glycemic" and you will be directed to dietary lists that you will find helpfull. Also, talk to your Doctor and they should have low glycemic information for you. ...Read more

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Is a high hct hgb glucose and URINE UROBILINOGEN something to worry about?

Is a high hct hgb glucose and URINE UROBILINOGEN something to worry about?

How high?: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. Having said that, it would have been helpful to have the actual values rather than your interpretation of "high".
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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What happens if both ketones and glucose are present in urine, what is this an indication of?

Could be DKA: Hi. Both glucose and ketones in urine could signal diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), although I would not rely on a urine test to make the diagnosis. If serum glucose is high and bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) is low with a so-called "anion gap acidosis", then it's DKA until proven otherwise. Is the patient a known diabetic? If not, he/she is a new one. DKA must be treated aggressively, but the patient will do fine. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have ketones/glucose found in urine but not blood glusose level elevated? How?

Ketones can be: Concentrated in the urine any time you go for a significant period of time fasting. The concentration depends upon your state of hydration and amount of urine production. Some people spill glucose into the urine without elevated blood sugar due to genetic defects. Most don't spill until glucose greater than 189-200. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if both ketones and glucose are present in urine, what is this an indication of?

Ketoacidisis: You may be approaching a critical condition diabetic ketoacidosis. Its when your blood sugar goes very high and you become dehydrated. Glucose and ketones re found in the urine. I would get checked by your MD today ...Read more

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MY daughter is 3 years old and just made urine analysis showing trace for glucose and urate ++ cystal?

MY daughter is 3 years old and just made urine analysis showing trace for glucose and urate ++ cystal?

Urine: Most likely this result is not indicative any problems, but if you have detailed results on paper, you can consult me or one of us... ...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