Glucose (Urine)

Sample: Urine

Schedule: Daily

Units: mg/dL

Range: Negative

Remarks: Primary Glucosuria (Glucose in urine ) may occur in pregnancy and rarely during acorticosteroid therapy. More often glucose in une or secunday glucosuria occurs as resultat of significant hyperglycemia (high blood sugar levels), inicating high likelihood of diabetes mellitus in non pregnant patients.

During pregnacy about 25% of patients with glucosuria may develop gestational diabetes. The renal threshold for glucose is 160 - 180 mg/dL, thus an acceptable diabetic control can be maitained at a levels of traces to 1 .


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