Glycosuria: Symptoms and Treatment

Glycosuria - often a congenital disorder, but it can occur under the influence of other factors. Characterized in that the body with the urine glucose output, but nevertheless in the blood sugar level remains within the normal range. This process occurs because the kidneys is disrupted absorption of glucose, which enters the bloodstream. This disease is usually not accompanied by the manifestation of any symptoms. The diagnosis is confirmed by a urine test, which detected a high concentration of sugar. Sometimes, diabetes or pregnancy such violation can progress.

In a healthy person in the urine sugar concentration is so small that no analysis can not detect it, and is less than one mg / dL. For the diagnosis of such disease is not necessary to examine a portion of urine and to collect all the liquid allocated per day. Normally, in healthy human blood contains no more than ten mmol / L glucose, but this value is slightly lower for children, the elderly and pregnant women.


Glycosuria can actually cause a lot of reasons. The main etiological factors of this pathological condition may be:


Very often, the disease does not manifest symptoms, but the main symptom of glycosuria is considered a high content of sugar in the urine, but it can be revealed only at the time of analyzes. But in severe cases, when the glucose in urine came out too much, can manifest symptoms such as:

Regardless of signs pathogenesis intensity may vary.


Delayed or incomplete treatment of disorders, especially of renal glucosuria, can lead to complications such as:

Pathogenesis glycosuria during pregnancy is slightly different, so the effects of the disease in women, brooding child will:


Very often the diagnosis of glycosuria occurs accidentally when urinalysis is determined by the increased concentration of sugar, because the disease is often asymptomatic. If diagnosed glycosuria in pregnant women need additional obstetrical consultation.