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Glucose - Postprandial Urine

Urine Glucose - PP, Urine Sugar - PP
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Overview of Glucose - Postprandial Urine

What is Glucose - Postprandial Urine?

This test is usually ordered to assess the presence of diabetes in a patient or for monitoring patients who are on anti diabetic medicines to see the response to treatment.

Why is Glucose - Postprandial Urine done?

  1. If you have signs or symptoms of diabetes like excessive thirst, excessive hunger, excessive urine frequency, weight loss 
  2. To monitor the glucose levels in diabetics for assessing kidney damage
  3. To assess effect of treatment in diabetics

 



Preparation for Glucose - Postprandial Urine

  • Sample is to be given 2 hours after the start of the meal.

Sample Type for Glucose - Postprandial Urine

The sample type collected for Glucose - Postprandial Urine is: Urine

Interpreting Glucose - Postprandial Urine results

Interpretations

  • The presence of glucose in urine is usually suggestive of diabetes
  • The absence of glucose in urine usually means no diabetes

 



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