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Can A Urine Test Detect If I Have Hb A1c
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
I have foamy urine for a few months intermittently. Am diabetic (6.2 HbA1C). No microalbumin in 24 hour and spot urine test. What could be the problem?
Foamy urine: I am not sure of the cause of foamy urine a kidney specialist would be helpful. Regarding A1c at 6.2 you are doing OK. That said, you must get to work with a top notch Endocrinologist who will work diligently with you to get rid of diabetes for ever. Yes, it can and should happen! ...Read more
My test says hba1c 11.76 and spot urine microalbumin 76. blood sugar pp 335. What does all of this mean?
What do you suggest if my test says hba1c 11.76 and spot urine microalbumin 76. blood sugar pp 335. what does it mean?
Poor control!: Hi. Those numbers mean you're in really poor control and the diabetes (and probably blood pressure) may have already done some early kidney damage. Get your diabetes (and blood pressure and lipids) in tight control to prevent or delay REALLY BAD outcomes! It's the best time in history for treating diabetes! Don't lose the opportunity to save eyes, kidneys, feet, heart, etc. And see an eye doctor! ...Read more
What possible diagnosis for the ff urine test report: sg 1.035 pH 8.0 blood trace protein 100mg/dl l.Est moderate nitride pos. And bacteria of 50-250?
My father is 55 year old . His blood test result of hba1c is 7.6%. And urine microalbumin level 85 mg/l . Is it normal? ? If not so how to control it.
High HbA1c : Your father has two problems. One is poorly controlled diabetes and the other is proteinuria. (p). P has ominous implications. Patients with significant p have an increased incidence of renal failure, stroke and cardiac disease. Have a nephrologist collect his urine to see how much protein is in it/day. He will need to be on ace-i or arb's to lower it. Have his glucose controlled so his hb1ac. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Test results :glucose : 162 glycated hba1c : 8.8 urine sugar : nil potassium : 5.6 please suggest how to avoid high potassium levels.?
Low potassium diet: Avoid potatoes, tomato sauce, squash, oranges, bananas. But, it is important to know why your potassium is high? Kidney disease? Medications? You did not mention your creatinine level. Check with your doctor. It is likely that you are taking ace inhibitors like lisinopril, other ....Prils? Also if you have swelling, cautious water pill use can be a safe way to decrease potassium levels. ...Read more
Hba1c 8.8 ptassium-5.8 creatinine76(0.86) sodium-141 urine sugar&ketones nill please sugest what's the causing high potassium?
My creatine is 0.7 my urea is 21 albumin in urine nil but my micro albumin is 42 am i fine. I am diabetic my hba1c is 6.3.
Doing well overall: Your blood work appears good and you have trace proteinuria which is common in diabetic kidney disease. Keep your diabetes and blood pressure in good control. You also will need to take lisinopril, losartan or something similar to prevent and delay kidney damage from diabetes. ...Read more
How often one should check for high potassium if he is diabetic?Pot-5.8 creatini-76 sodium-141 hba1c-8.8. No urine sugar ketons. Med not causing pot
Potassium: Potassium can be elevated due to medications such as Enalapril , Lisinopril , also renal failure can do that , uncontrolled diabetes can lead to renal failure, your a1c is 8.8 which suggest that your diabetes is not under control, your doctor may need to repeat this potassium level immediately to see if it continues to increase and then treat it to prevent it from going to a dangerous level, . ...Read more
No reason for it: Test for a varicocele by standing up and feel your left scrotum. Varicocele feels like a "bag of worms" this is more pronounced if you valsalva squeeze abdomen against your diaphragm whilst holding your breath. ...Read more
Not for patients: In the research labs, one can test for Herpes 1 or 2 in urine or any sample of bodily fluid, by testing for herpes DNA. The tests have not been perfected for use on patients in a medical setting. That means doctors do not have a urine Herpes 1 or 2 test to check patients, at this time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Drug Test: This depends on the drug being tested for and the time elapsed since the last dose was taken. ...Read more
How far back does a urine test detect marijuana in system. Haven't smoke in 20+ days and drank alots of water and green tea in those 20+ days plus I w?
Depends: if you are a chronic user, it is stored in your fatty tissue, and you will test positive for a while. But, miracles do happen. good luck ...Read more
You can't: Apart from drinking plenty of water, there's no way to get those drugs out of your system and we'll catch additives. One thing that's regrettable about urine testing is that cannabis stays around much longer than other drugs, and society isn't rational about its use, forcing weekend partiers to choose something much more dangerous to get high. Good luck, and consider becoming drug-free. ...Read more
Quantity: I believe what you are asking is '15-25/hpf' which would mean 15 to 25 per high powered field. This is a quantity counted out usually under a high powered microscope. How good or bad depends on what is being measured. ...Read more
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