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Sugar in your urine

By Anonymous March 24, 2018 - 6:34am
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Why is sugar in my urine ? What causes that ?

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The glucose urine test measures the amount of sugar (glucose) in a urine sample. The presence of glucose in the urine is called glycosuria or glucosuria. Glucose level can also be measured using a blood test or a cerebrospinal fluid test. Diabetes is by far the most common cause of elevated glucose levels. There are other potential causes for sugar in the urine which includes the use of certain drugs that may increase urine glucose measurements; and renal glycosuria which is a rare condition in which glucose is excreted in the urine, even when blood glucose levels are normal or low, due to improper functioning of the renal tubules in the kidneys.


March 24, 2018 - 1:16pm
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