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Why do people with diabetes mellitus get glycosuria?

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Dr. Latisha Smith
Wound care
3 doctors agree

In brief: Too much glucose

Diabetics have a problem getting the glucose from their blood into their tissues.
Their lack of Insulin or Insulin resistance causes the glucose that is in the blood stream to keep building up. When the blood goes through the kidney filter if there is a lot of glucose it is 'dumped' with other waste products into the urine glycouria results.

In brief: Too much glucose

Diabetics have a problem getting the glucose from their blood into their tissues.
Their lack of Insulin or Insulin resistance causes the glucose that is in the blood stream to keep building up. When the blood goes through the kidney filter if there is a lot of glucose it is 'dumped' with other waste products into the urine glycouria results.
Dr. Latisha Smith
Dr. Latisha Smith
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree

In brief: When sugar in...

Blood over ~ 200-220, the kidney lets the 'extra' sugar go out in urine.

In brief: When sugar in...

Blood over ~ 200-220, the kidney lets the 'extra' sugar go out in urine.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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