A condition in association with which a false-positive test result for sugar in the urine occurs.
1. Latent diabetes mellitus.
2. A clinical condition characterized by defective carbohydrate metabolism 2º to chronic renal failure–uremia, with ↓ glucose tolerance–rapid post-prandial rise and delayed return of glucose to normal, mild baseline hyperglycemia and insulin 'resistance'. Cf Diabetes.
a glucose intolerance seen in association with azotemia, thought to be due to a peripheral resistance to insulin-mediated uptake of glucose by tissues. Severe hyperglycemia, glucosuria, ketonemia, ketonuria and metabolic acidosis are not features.