This is a very simple and effective method of ascertaining the presence or the amount of glucose in the urine and can be done by the diabetic himself.
Holding the test-tube with the holder, heat it over a spirit lamp till the Benedict's Solution boils without overflowing. Even if sugar is detected in the urine by Benedict's test, the diagnosis of diabetes should be confirmed by blood-analysis.


In the initial stages of the disease, a diabetic does not lose sugar in his urine, when on empty stomach. Hence if the Benedict's test is performed in the fasting state, it is possible to miss the diagnosis of the disease.





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