U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Lakewood, CA
A 32-year-old male asked:

Good or bad? creatinine, urine 292.9 (no ref range provided) however my microalbumin/creatinine and microalbumin, was completely normal.

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 32 years experience
Microalbuminuria: As long as your microalbumin-to-creatinine ratio is normal (less than 30), then you're considered normal, at least no microalbuminuria. This is standard screening for those w/diabetes. ACE inhibitors & ARBs (blood pressure drugs) can lower risk of developing kidney failure. So can optimal sugar control (aiming for A1c less than 7). Other way to assess kidney function is eGFR calculated from creati
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Apr 11, 2017

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.