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Why is glucose excreted through your urine in diabetic nephropathy?

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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine
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In brief: Sugar in the urine

When your blood sugar is too high, your kidneys, which filter your blood, are not able to hold onto all the glucose and it spills over into the urine.

In brief: Sugar in the urine

When your blood sugar is too high, your kidneys, which filter your blood, are not able to hold onto all the glucose and it spills over into the urine.
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine

In brief: See below.

Glucose is not just lost in diabetic nephropathy.
Glucose is lost into urine when blood glucose concentrations exceed about 150 mg/dl. This is the renal threshhold for glucose.

In brief: See below.

Glucose is not just lost in diabetic nephropathy.
Glucose is lost into urine when blood glucose concentrations exceed about 150 mg/dl. This is the renal threshhold for glucose.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher
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