Renal Quiz #7Renal Glucose Clearance and Reabsortion

1. A 35-year-old man with a history of diabetes mellitus presents for a routine check-up. His blood glucose levels are poorly controlled. Laboratory tests reveal a blood glucose level of 250 mg/dL. Assuming his renal threshold for glucose is 200 mg/dL, which of the following best describes the renal handling of glucose in this patient? 

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2. A researcher is studying the mechanism of glucose reabsorption in the kidneys of mice. She notes that the process is dependent on sodium transport. Which of the following transporters is most directly involved in glucose reabsorption in the proximal tubule? 

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3. Which of the following conditions would most likely result in an increased renal clearance of glucose? 

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4. A 28-year-old woman is diagnosed with a rare condition that results in defective SGLT1 transporters in the proximal tubule. Which of the following outcomes is most likely in this patient? 

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5. A patient with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus is found to have a fasting blood glucose of 300 mg/dL. Which of the following physiological responses is most likely to occur as a result of this elevated glucose level? 

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