Lab

Urine Glucose

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Urine Glucose, Glycosuria

  • Causes
  • Renal Causes of Glucose in the urine
  1. Signs suggestive of Renal Tubular disease
    1. Serum Glucose <180 mg/dl
    2. Glucose Tolerance Tests are normal
    3. Ketosis absent
  2. Specific Causes
    1. Fanconi's Syndrome
    2. Toxic renal tubular disease
      1. Lead Toxicity
      2. Mercury Toxicity
      3. Degraded Tetracycline
    3. Inflammatory renal disease
      1. Acute Glomerulonephritis
      2. Nephrosis
    4. Increased GFR without tubular damage
  1. Increased specific gravity
  2. Uric Acid
  3. Vitamin C