Diabetes innocens

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Diabetes innocens --> renal glycosuria

The recurring or persistent excretion of glucose in the urine, in association with blood glucose levels that are in the normal range; results from the failure of proximal renal tubules to reabsorb glucose at a normal rate from the glomerular filtrate (low renal threshold); defect in the glucose carrier in the nephron.

Synonym: diabetes innocens, normoglycaemic glycosuria, renal diabetes.