The effect of pregnancy on the renal handling of glucose.

@article{Davison1975TheEO,
  title={The effect of pregnancy on the renal handling of glucose.},
  author={John M. Davison and F E Hytten},
  journal={British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={1975},
  volume={82 5},
  pages={374-81}
}
Tubular reabsorption of glucose has been measured during glucose infusion in 29 healthy women during and after pregnancy. All the women had normal glucose tolerance to an oral load, and normal glucose excretion when not pregnant, but exhibited a wide range of daily glucose excretion in pregnancy. Throughout pregnancy the renal reabsorption of glucose is less effective than in the non-pregnant state and, in general, the greater the amount fo glycosuria which develops in pregnancy, the less… CONTINUE READING

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