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Question:

From Glendale, Oregon, USA:

I have type 2 diabetes treated with Glucophage [metformin], and I have noticed that my urine is very strong smelling. Could this be associated with having diabetes?

Answer:

The urine is a source of waste products discarded by the body. This sometimes carries waste from foods and medications that also may carry a strong odor. The presence of a strong odor, by itself, is not specific for diabetes. This may be the result of the medication or foods you eat.

JTL

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Original posting 8 Mar 2003
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