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Why does my urine have sugar in it?

Why does my urine have sugar in it?

Most often: food!: The first thing that comes to mind, of course, is diabetes. But for many pregnant women, kidney function changes. Often, the same morning a pregnant women drinks a big glass of orange juice, we'll find sugar in her urine sample. However, that is not to say we ignore the findings -- all pregnant women do get tested for gestational diabetes between 24 and 28 weeks. ...Read more

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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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Is sugar in my urine be a sign of diabetes?

Is sugar in my urine be a sign of diabetes?

It is possible.: Normally your kidney who is urine producer, may function as a valve helping boby to eliminate excess of suger. To answer your question with sertainty your blood has tobe properly tested. Thus, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I have sugar in my urine and not be diabetic?

Can I have sugar in my urine and not be diabetic?

VERY rarely: Hi. But yes, it is possible, so so rare as to make me say no and be statistically correct. Easy to test...check your fasting BLOOD sugar (or glucose tolerance test or A1c). Not hard to tell if you're diabetic, and the diagnosis DOESN'T rely on urine glucose. At your age of 21, unless you're obese, it's most likely type 1. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is there a reason why I am passing so much sugar in my urine?

Is there a reason why I am passing so much sugar in my urine?

Usually Diabetes: Most commonly this is caused by uncontrolled diabetes. If you have not been diagnosed with dm you should see your doctor right away or if you are a known diabetic your meds may need adjustment. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have sugar in the urine but not the blood?

What does it mean to have sugar in the urine but not the blood?

Timing: Urine is collected over hours in the bladder. If a patient with diabetes has sugar in the urine that means that blood sugar control from over a few to several hours back was likely high. However, it doesn't say anything for the current situation where blood sugar could have normalized in the meantime. If a diagnosis of diabetes hasn't been made, it should be considered. ...Read more

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Besides diabetes, what would cause you to have sugar in your urine?

Besides diabetes, what would cause you to have sugar in your urine?

A certain percentage: of people spill sugar in their urine due to genetics. Others due to various renal disorders. There are certain diabetes medications that cause glucose to spill in the urine. Check it out w/your doctor. ...Read more

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What would cause you to have sugar in your urine (other than diabetes)?

What would cause you to have sugar in your urine (other than diabetes)?

Few options: Most likely is a false test. The urine dip stick test can react abnormally if there are high amounts of chemicals in the urine (like antibiotics or vitamin C). other conditions that cause this are rare and would typically cause problems in early childhood. It can also be an isolated benign (meaning no consequences) condition. ...Read more

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What is the different between Sugar in the Blood and Sugar in the Urine thanks?

What  is the different  between  Sugar in the Blood  and Sugar in the Urine   thanks?

Sugar: Sugar in the blood. To much makes you a diabetic. To need insulin to pick this sugar up and put it into the cells. When you do not have enough insulin to pick up this sugar The sugar spills into the urine and this you will show on an Analysis sugar in the urine ...Read more

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