“Describe how the kidneys reabsorb glucose and explain how glycosuria is produced.”
is a 4-year-old girl with a rare genetic defect that causes the
Na+/glucose symporters in the proximal tubule to reabsorb less glucose
and sodium ions than normal. Predict the effects this defect will have
on the composition and volume of BobbiSue’s urine.
The Question for you to answer and discuss is:
Explain why you would expect to see increased activity of the
tubuloglomerular feedback and the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone systems
in BobbiSue’s kidneys.