glucose and the kidneys

The kidney contribute to glucose homeostasis in three ways
Gluconeogenesis 15-55 g per day
Utilisation of 25-35 g glucose a day
Reabsorption of glucose
In healthy adults 180 g of glucose is filtered by he kidneys each 24 h through sodium-glucose transporter 2 (SGLT2) in proximal tubules
Hanefeld, Forst 2010 Dapagliflozin an SGLT2 inhibitor, for diabetes Lancet vol 375 pp 2196-2197

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