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Is it possible for someone to have an abnormally high plasma glucose concentration but not have glycosuria?

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Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology
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In brief: Yes

The threshold for glycosuria is blood sugar of around 200 so the blood test is more sensitive for detecting diabetes.

In brief: Yes

The threshold for glycosuria is blood sugar of around 200 so the blood test is more sensitive for detecting diabetes.
Dr. Jesse Mills
Dr. Jesse Mills
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In brief: Yes,

Glucose only spills into the urine through the kidney filtering mechanism when the plasma glucose is persistently over 180 mg / dl .
This is well n excess of the blood plasma levels necessary to diagnose diabetes mellitus.

In brief: Yes,

Glucose only spills into the urine through the kidney filtering mechanism when the plasma glucose is persistently over 180 mg / dl .
This is well n excess of the blood plasma levels necessary to diagnose diabetes mellitus.
Dr. Edward Cherullo
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