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Old 07-22-2012, 01:13 PM   #3
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Re: Help with lab results

First of all, do you know what has caused the kidney problems, or is this a relatively new diagnosis? It appears you have both blood and protein in your urine, which normally indicates nephritis (inflammation) of some kind. Do you have lupus? Previous rheumatic fever? Known diabetes? Have you had a kidney biopsy? It helps when evaluating labs to compare current values to previous values to see the general trend if it is stable, improving or worsening. Fluctuations from test to test are normal, so it takes more than 2 testings to see a trend of any kind. I agree that your creatinine, BUN, and EGFR would be helpful parts of the picture. Also it appears you may have mildly impaired glucose tolerance and a dietician to help you watch your diet to control blood sugar would help as that can compromise your kidney function as well.

 
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