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substance in urine: Glucosuria (also called mellituria) is due to sugar in the urine on analysis and may reflect the presence of diabetes. Albuminuria is the presence of Albumin in the urine which can be from infection, or kidney disease. Other chemicals and substances can also be present in the urine as a reflection of diet, drug intake or illness. ...Read more
Sugar damages kidney: Uncontrolled hyperglycemia(high sugar) as seen in diabetes damages all of the organs of the body including the kidneys. Damaged kidney then leaks protein (albumin) into urine and you get albuminuria. Progression of this problem can lead to kidney failure, thats why is so important to control diabetes and hyperglycemia. ...Read more
Maybe, maybe not: Curable is probably the wrong word, as albuminuria is not a disease. It's a sign that the kidneys are not filtering properly. You can reduce the amount of Albumin that your kidneys spill into your urine by taking a medicine called an ace inhibitor or an arb. The dose may need to be titrated up to get your blood pressure down and to reduce the albuminuria. This helps to protect the kidneys. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Albuminurea: Albuminurea is frequently encounterd in patients with essential Hypertension and is a predictor of higher risk of Cardiovasculat and probably Kidney Dysfunction It may be as consequence of augmented intraglmerular capillary Pressure.It may reflect the existence of intrinsic glomerular damage that causes changes in glomerula barrier filtration or it could be due to tubular alteration ...Read more
I am not diabetic, & being treated for albuminuria, my BP remains 140/90. Pls tell can albuminuria be treated? & can damage to my kidney be reversed?
Proteinuria: Hi. Proteinuria can occur from many non-diabetes-related kidney problems, one of which is hypertensive nephropathy. With high blood pressure, we need to know whether it caused, or is caused by (or both), the kidney disease. I suggest you see a nephrologist for an expert kidney assessment. Good luck! ...Read more