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Why does kidney disease result in some things being filtered out but not others?

Why does kidney disease result in glucose and protein being excreted in urine, but creatinine staying in the blood? "If the filtration in the kidney is deficient, blood creatinine concentrations rise....
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Urine glucose testing for diabetes control

A publication in the NCBI bookshelf called Type 2 diabetes: Measuring sugar levels in blood and urine yourself (IQWiG, 2010) it states that Having sugar in your urine is usually a sign of very high ...