Re: what does it mean when you have protien in your urin
Protein in the urine, as mentioned, can be the first sign of kidney disease. However, everyone spills a small amount of protein in the urine (usually about 150mg). If you have diabetes, however, it is even stricter - even 30mg/day can be an issue. What you need to have is a special urine test called the protein:creatinine ratio- this will tell you how much you're spilling. Do you have diabetes? How did they find that you have protein in the urine?