renal diabetes


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Related to renal diabetes: glycosuria, Benign glycosuria, renal glycosuria, Primary renal glycosuria

re·nal gly·co·sur·i·a

the recurring or persistent excretion of glucose in the urine, in association with blood glucose levels that remain in the normal range; results from the failure of proximal renal tubules to reabsorb glucose at a normal rate from the glomerular filtrate (low renal threshold); defect in the glucose carrier in the nephron.

renal diabetes

Renal glycosuria, marked by a low renal threshold for glucose. Glucose tolerance is normal and diabetic symptoms are lacking.
See also: diabetes