Glycosuria or glucosuria indicates the presence of sugar in the urine. This condition is an indication that the kidneys fail to reabsorb the glucose present in the blood. In normal situations this sugar is present in the urine.


What kind of diseases can be associated with glycosuria?

The following diseases may be associated with glycosuria:


  • Acromegaly
  • Diabetes
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Infections
  • Severe hepatic impairment
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Sepsis
  • Cushing’s syndrome
  • Pancreas cancer


Remember that this is not an exhaustive list and it is highly recommended to consult your doctor, in case of symptom’s persistence.


What is the therapy for glycosuria?

The best remedy depends on the cause of the condition. In most cases, it is associated with diabetes therapy and may consist in a modification of the assumption of drugs, dietary habits or performed physical activity.


When is most likely to contact your doctor in case of glycosuria?

In case of glycosuria, it is advisable to contact your doctor for finding the most suitable treatment for the case.