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Kidney lab test results: should I be worried??

Started this discussion. Last reply by LiL MaMa Apr 7, 2012. 6 Replies

Hello everyone,This is my first real discussion post- a friend recommended that I post my question to see what you all have experienced.I recently got my kidney tests back, and my results included…Continue

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LiL MaMa replied to Cat's discussion 'Kidney lab test results: should I be worried??'
"I agree w/fhs, dehydration can play a huge role in BUN and creatinine levels and ratios. Be sure to continue drinking much more water."
Apr 7, 2012
FHS replied to Cat's discussion 'Kidney lab test results: should I be worried??'
"I wouldn't even worry about the eGFR. The "e" means that it's estimated using some type of calculator based on your serum creatinine levels. Here's an example of one found online: http://nephron.com/cgi-bin/CGSI.cgi You can…"
Apr 7, 2012
Cat replied to Cat's discussion 'Kidney lab test results: should I be worried??'
"Thank you everyone for your responses! I think the moral of the story is drink more. I've set up a "drinking schedule" to re-train my body that water/fluid is actually necessary, and I actually feel better overall. Between that and…"
Apr 7, 2012
Cora replied to Cat's discussion 'Kidney lab test results: should I be worried??'
"Hi Cat. Relax. The blood level of creatinine is fine. Urine levels vary and aren't as important. Your eGFR is slightly low, but that could be due to dehydration as you say you don't drink a lot. Especially since your levels have been…"
Apr 7, 2012
Timothy replied to Cat's discussion 'Kidney lab test results: should I be worried??'
"Yes I think drinking more could solve your troubles. All of those tests are very easily throw off by dehydration. The GFR is the test that is supposed to eliminate the dehydration issue, because it is a ratio of the other tests. Yours looks good, We…"
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Apr 6, 2012
FHS replied to Cat's discussion 'Kidney lab test results: should I be worried??'
"This is from a random spot urine sample? The number to look at is your Microalbumin/creatinine ratio for indications of kidney problems. You have some microalbumin showing up in your urine but the levels are considered within the normal range. A…"
Apr 5, 2012
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Kidney lab test results: should I be worried??

Hello everyone,This is my first real discussion post- a friend recommended that I post my question to see what you all have experienced.I recently got my kidney tests back, and my results included the following:Creatinine, serum: 1.1 mg/dL Glomerular Filtration Rate: 59 NB mL/min Microalbumin, UR, QN: 13.9 mg/LCreatinine, Urine: 121.0Microalbumin/creatinine: 11.5 ug/mgMy lab levels are usually comparable to these levels, and appear to have been for the past six years (I looked at my old lab…See More
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At 1:31am on July 16, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Cat, Happy Birthday!!! Every year is a true blessing; I hope you have an amazing year and a perfect birthday.

At 9:04am on July 16, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES CAT!!
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
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At 5:48am on July 16, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday, CAT. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 1:03am on July 16, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Cat happy birthday!! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness.

At 3:44pm on July 16, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Cat....
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)

At 2:59pm on July 16, 2012, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 10:19am on July 16, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Cat.....
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?
At 6:35am on July 16, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Cat. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 6:45am on June 7, 2010, Marie B said…
welcome to TuDiabetes, Cat! we have a lot of members from San Diego, and I think occasionally they meet-up.
 
 
 

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