Can the total loss of sugar in urine and blood glucose levels be affected by a hyperglycemic diabetic passing more or less urine? Can urine glucose readings be affected by a diabetic passing more or less urine say, +4 when passing less urine and +2 when passing more urine?
It is possible that dilute urine will have a lower glucose concentration in the urine. However, if this persists, eventually the osmotic diuresis will result in hemoconcentration and a higher urine glucose excretion. My take on the process is that the higher the glucose readings in the serum, the higher the readings in the urine.
Original posting 15 May 2009
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Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:10:18
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