Urine smells like insulin

Patient

Q: My urine smells strongly like insulin (my diabetic mother uses injection insulin so i recognize the smell). i am not diabetic myself, although i do frequently have low blood sugar (35 - 45) even after eating. should i be worried about the smell?

Symptoms:  urine smells like insulin
Doctor

A:   Thank you for your question. We are unable to to determine what could actually be causing this odour. We recommend that you see your doctor and have a urine test performed. Urine odour can change from time to time as a normal phenomenon, however sudden changes in odour could be indicative of an underlying illness. For further evaluation, we recommend that you see your doctor.

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