What is Glycosuria?

Glycosuria or glucosuria is the excretion of glucose into the urine. Ordinarily, urine contains no glucose because the kidneys are able to reclaim all of the filtered glucose back into the bloodstream. Glycosuria is nearly always caused by elevated blood glucose levels, most commonly due to untreated diabetes mellitus. Rarely, glycosuria is due to an intrinsic problem with glucose reabsorption within the kidneys themselves, a condition termed renal glycosuria. Glycosuria leads to excessive water loss into the urine with resultant dehydration, a process called osmotic diuresis.

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I'm 33 weeks pregnant and last week my Dr. put me on gyburide 2.5 because of my diabetes blood sugars running 98 fasting in the morning and around...

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Thank you for your query.

Firstly you need to be diagnosed as having gestational diabetes mellitus before starting on any medications.

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I have bipolar disorder. A few weeks ago I was manic. I thought it was taking care of with my medicine. However I am having hypersexuality...

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Hyper-sexuality is one of important symptoms of bipolar disorder

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hi doctor my daughter is 3 months old. she has UTI and she was on antibiotics(Septran syrup ).she has completed the course today. But still i feel...

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Welcome to Healthcare Magic forum.
Sticky urine is caused by mainly presence of glucose or sugars in urine also called as glycosuria .

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