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Monday, May 04, 2009 vincent, Community Member, asks

Q: when urine dries it's stickey

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frankenduf, Community Member
5/ 4/09 4:09pm

make sure your blood sugar is not running high- sugar can 'spill over' into the urine if too high- in fact, that is what diabetes mellitus means- diabetes is greek for 'lots of urine' and mellitus is 'sweet'- so the old-school diagnostic was tasting the urine to see if it was sweet (legal rejoinder- don't try this at home, or, pretend it's expired budweiser)

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By vincent, Community Member— Last Modified: 05/04/09, First Published: 05/04/09