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What is the difference between type 1 diabetes and renal glycosuria?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Disease vs function

Your kidneys are designed to reclaim all the sugar in all blood filtered through & will do so if the glucose level stays below ~170.
At higher levels, whatever the cause, some is lost in the urine which produces renal glycosuria. T1DM is a condition where your body doesn't produce the insulin needed to carry glucose into the cells.Over time the blood sugar rises to high levels producing symptoms

In brief: Disease vs function

Your kidneys are designed to reclaim all the sugar in all blood filtered through & will do so if the glucose level stays below ~170.
At higher levels, whatever the cause, some is lost in the urine which produces renal glycosuria. T1DM is a condition where your body doesn't produce the insulin needed to carry glucose into the cells.Over time the blood sugar rises to high levels producing symptoms
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Renal glycosuria..

Implies a disorder where kidney leaks glucose into urine , even though blood sugar levels normal diabetes not well controlled leak sugar into urine when blood sugar > 220 or so.

In brief: Renal glycosuria..

Implies a disorder where kidney leaks glucose into urine , even though blood sugar levels normal diabetes not well controlled leak sugar into urine when blood sugar > 220 or so.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Sugar in urine

Glycosuria is the term used to describe excess sugar spilling into your urine.
If your blood is full of sugar, a lot of it will spill into your urine. Water goes with it leading to excessive urination and thirst. This occurs in both uncontrolled type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

In brief: Sugar in urine

Glycosuria is the term used to describe excess sugar spilling into your urine.
If your blood is full of sugar, a lot of it will spill into your urine. Water goes with it leading to excessive urination and thirst. This occurs in both uncontrolled type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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