Does Sweet Urine Smell Necessarily Mean Diabetes?

Q:
My urine smells a little bit sweet. Do I get the diabetes?
A:
Probably.
Sweet-smelling urine typically means there is sugar in your urine. This special smell is due to ketones, occurring in both type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes with insulins. This smell comes from when your body burns fat for fuel.

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