Renal Glucosuria Questions & Answers

Updated: Dec 10, 2018
  • Author: Rajendra Bhimma, MBChB, MD, PhD, DCH (SA), FCP(Paeds)(SA), MMed(Natal); Chief Editor: Craig B Langman, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is renal glucosuria?

What is the role of glucose homeostasis in renal glucosuria?

What is the pathophysiology of renal glucosuria?

What is the role of SGLT2 protein in the pathophysiology of renal glucosuria?

What is the tubular maximum for glucose by age group?

What is familial renal glycosuria (FRG)?

What is the prevalence of renal glucosuria in the US?

What is the morbidity associated with renal glucosuria?

What are the racial predilections of renal glucosuria?

What are the sexual predilections of renal glucosuria?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of renal glucosuria?

What are the biopsy findings characteristic of familial renal glycosuria (FRG)?

What is the prognosis of renal glucosuria?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of renal glucosuria?

Which physical findings are characteristic of renal glucosuria?

What causes renal glucosuria?

What are the possible complications of familial renal glycosuria (FRG)?

DDX

What are the differential diagnoses for Renal Glucosuria?

Workup

What is the role of lab testing in the workup of renal glucosuria?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of renal glucosuria?

Treatment

How is renal glucosuria treated?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with renal glucosuria?

Which dietary modifications are used in the treatment of renal glucosuria?

Which activity modifications are used in the treatment of renal glucosuria?

Medications

Which medications are used in the treatment of renal glucosuria?

Follow-up

What is included in the long-term monitoring of patients with renal glucosuria?

What are the possible complications of renal glucosuria?

What is the prognosis of renal glucosuria?

What is included in patient education about renal glucosuria?