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Doctor insights on: 24 Hour Urine Protein Calculation Formula

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Why would one need a 24 hour urine protein measurement?

Why would one  need a 24 hour urine protein measurement?

Urine protein: When doctors are trying to determine how much protein a patient is losing in their urine, we often use a 24hour urine collection. If done correctly, this can be very accurate for determining both protein loss and renal function. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more

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Eating a High Protein Diet (Checklist)

Check kidney/renal function
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Monitor creatinine levels since high protein increases them
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Know this diet is best when practiced short term
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Balance diet with lots of greens, vegetables, & hydrate adequately
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Igg 1710 ESR 29 ANA 1:160, low vit. D, rib pain in lower ribs, dr said pneumonia antibody low. Urine protein 24 hour was 65 blood prtein 7.8 calcium9.8 WBC 7.06, platlets 284 scared! only 26 yrs old?

Igg 1710 ESR 29 ANA 1:160, low vit. D, rib pain in lower ribs, dr said pneumonia antibody low. Urine protein 24 hour was 65 blood prtein 7.8 calcium9.8 WBC 7.06, platlets 284 scared! only 26 yrs old?

See a rheumatologist: A single elevated ESR is not concerning but if it remains elevated for several months, there may be some underlying systemic inflammation that could indicate an early rheumatologic disease such as sjögren's syndrome. High igg and total protein can definitely be part of sjögren's syndrome. ANA titer of 1:160 not concerning unless ANA panel antibodies are also positive like ssa and/or ssb antibody. ...Read more

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Urine protein to creatinin ratio formula. ? And urine albumin to creatinin ratio formula ? What is difference between uPCR and uACR.

Urine protein to creatinin ratio formula. ? And urine albumin to creatinin ratio formula ?  What is difference between uPCR and uACR.

See below: For formula see the website listed below. PCR is ratio of total protein to creatinine and ACR is ratio of albumin to creatinine. Albumin is one of the proteins in blood and it is usually the first to leak into urine. http://www.fpnotebook.com/urology/lab/urnprtntcrtnrt.htm ...Read more

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Eating a High Protein Diet (Checklist)

Choose only very lean meats when shopping
Weekly
Count grams of protein consumed
Daily
Eat half of your protein from plant sources
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Eat three egg whites
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What is the formula to calculate urine protein creatinine ratio?

What is the formula to calculate urine protein creatinine ratio?

See below: The protein-to-creatinine ratio is a calculated value. The amount of urine protein and creatinine in a single specimen is measured in the lab. Each value is expressed in milligrams per deciliter. The amount of protein is divided by the amount of creatinine. ...Read more

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Urinalysis (Definition)

It is a routine test on urine which tests for concentration of urine with specific gravity, screening for glucose, protein, blood, nitrites which is a screening test for infection.And microscopic exam for white blood cells ...Read more

Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more

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