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Dr. James Lin
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Clinitest (Overview)

Clinitest is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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What would you expect when a clinitest strip is placed in a diabetic patient's urine?

What would you expect when a clinitest strip is placed in a diabetic patient's urine?

Depends: If sugar is controlled , then everything is negative . With diabetes important things to check are ketones and presence of glucose. These will be present if your blood sugar in high. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
2 doctors shared insights

Clinitest (Overview)

Clinitest is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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What to do if I have just done a siemens hCG clinitest pregnancy test. what does the result mean?

What to do if I have just done a siemens hCG clinitest pregnancy test. what does the result mean?

Look at Instructions: Home Pregnancy tests come with instructions on how to perform the test and how to interpret the test results. If you are unsure or the test is equivocal, you can either wait and repeat the test in a few days or go to your primary doctor or an urgent care clinic. ...Read more

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What would you expect when a clinitest strip is placed in a diabetic patient's urine?

Depends: If sugar is controlled , then everything is negative . With diabetes important things to check are ketones and presence of glucose. These will be present if your blood sugar in high. ...Read more

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If diabetic. What would you expect when a clinitest strip is placed in the patient's first morning urine?

If diabetic. What would you expect when a clinitest strip is placed in the patient's first morning urine?

Test blood: Testing the blood is much more accurate. Urine testing for sugar is passe and outdated. Get a glucometer..Cheap, reliable and accurate. ...Read more

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What to do if I have just done a siemens hCG clinitest pregnancy test. what does the result mean?

Look at Instructions: Home Pregnancy tests come with instructions on how to perform the test and how to interpret the test results. If you are unsure or the test is equivocal, you can either wait and repeat the test in a few days or go to your primary doctor or an urgent care clinic. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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What is fat?

What is fat?

Stored energy: Fats chemically are organic hydrocarbons chains.They are highly energy dense[fats have a high concentration of carbon energy by weight]fats can be liquid[oil] or solid[eg lard] at room temperature.In man fat is stored primarily in cells called adipocites which are distributed below the skin and in organs. Fat cells have many metabolic effects but their primary metabolic effect is energy storage. ...Read more

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