urine glucose test

urine glucose test

a qualitative urine test that is usually done as part of a routine urinalysis to screen for the presence of glucose in the urine, which may indicate diabetes mellitus or other causes of glucose intolerance. Other tests are then used to confirm the diagnosis.
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There has been a steady progression in the sophistication of uroscopy, or urinalysis by the senses, through the millennia: from ancient Hindus noting that black ants were attracted to sweet urine, to the medieval development of the graduated urine glass known as a matula for determining color; from the first qualitative urine glucose test in 1850, to automated dipstick readers in the 1970s; from Leeuwenhoek's single lens microscope in 1595, to the urine particle flow cytometers of today.
The shares of patients in all three states with Type 2 diabetes who received blood glucose, cholesterol, and urine glucose tests all surpassed that of the national average.