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Postby JennJenn73_angel » Fri Apr 29, 2005 12:02 am

would glucose be found in the glomerulus?
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Postby mith » Fri Apr 29, 2005 8:35 pm

Yes, it is filtered out and reabsorbed if necessary.
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Postby Poison » Sat Apr 30, 2005 6:31 pm

Glucose is always reabsorbed. (in a normal person)
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Postby MrMistery » Sun May 01, 2005 12:29 am

Yeap, if i remember correctly, insipid diabethes is when you lose glucose through urine, right?
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Postby Poison » Sun May 01, 2005 5:51 pm

Yes, if you are diabetic, there will be glucose in your urine.
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Postby ScottishKevin » Wed May 18, 2005 11:51 pm

From what I know, Glucose is filtered from the blood in the Glomerulus. The Bowman's Capsule then collects the blood filtrate (containing Urea, Glucose and Water) and the Tubules and Blood Capillaries re-absorb the Glucose into the blood again.
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