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Why are proximal tubular cells not affected in chronic renal failure and thereby not causing glucosuria?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Good question

Chronic renal disease is most often caused by damage to the blood vessels or the glomeruli / filters, leaving the proximal tubular cells able to work on however much filtrate is present.

In brief: Good question

Chronic renal disease is most often caused by damage to the blood vessels or the glomeruli / filters, leaving the proximal tubular cells able to work on however much filtrate is present.
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