What makes urine taste sweet? Why does my pee taste sweet?

What makes the urine sweet? 

When blood sugar goes too far above normal, some of the sugar spills over into the urine so the body can get rid of it. (That's why you sometimes hear diabetics say, "I'm spilling sugar," or just, "I'm spilling.") The point at which this happens is called the renal threshold. Normally sugar spills between blood sugar levels of 150-180, but it can vary from person to person and even from time to time in the same person. And the older you get the higher your renal threshold goes. You may not spill sugar into your urine until your blood sugar is well over 200. (For example, June starts spilling at about 220.) The opposite is true of children. They often have lower-than-normal renal thresholds.


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