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My 2007 med record says: glucose 104, bun 25, creatinine 1.5, bun/creat ratio 17, egfr 58. Any danger in any of those, i'm scared :-(

My 2007 med record says: glucose 104, bun 25, creatinine 1.5, bun/creat ratio 17, egfr 58. Any danger in any of those, i'm scared :-(

Of what?: This is from 2007, which is 6 years ago and therefore of limited significance. Newer results are needed. Your creatinine is very slightly high for someone your age, but may have been falsely elevated due to dehydration. Don't be afraid, go get more current results and discuss them w/your doctor. ...Read more

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Blood Sugar (Definition)

The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more


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My 6 year old son has a high glucose/serum 106, bun level 22, bun/creatinine ratio 43, triglycerides 84, is this normal to be alittle high in range?

My 6 year old son has a high glucose/serum 106, bun level 22, 
bun/creatinine ratio 43, triglycerides 84, is this normal to be alittle high in range?

Here are some...: You should refer your questions & concerns to his pediatrician who possesses more of his pertinent information than anyone online. Besides it is useful to always correlate the lab findings with individual clinical profile and compare with prior tests serially. To make a question easy to answer, always stress the specifics & relevance with sequence of events in the question. Best wish... ...Read more

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Trace amounts of glucose in urine. Blood glucose 94 and A1C was like 5. Creatinine clearance levels 0.9. BUN levels 20. GFR 77.5. 45 y/o wf.

Trace amounts of glucose in urine. Blood glucose 94 and  A1C was like 5.  Creatinine clearance levels 0.9.  BUN levels 20.  GFR 77.5.  45 y/o wf.

Fasting: Would recommend a repeat morning urine analysis in 1-2 weeks. I suspect a falsely positive, but in the presence of high suspicion for diabetes, family history, overweight, symptoms, etc follow up would be recommended. ...Read more

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What does a high bun/creatinine and high glucose mean?

What does a high bun/creatinine and high glucose mean?

Co-tango usually: The BUN is usually 10 times the creatinine. When the creatinine goes up, the BUN goes up similarly to roughly keep this proportion, in most kidney disease states. The notable exception is when the creatinine goes up say by 20% to 1.2, but the BUN goes up *5 to 50. This strongly suggests a pre-renal state, commonly dehydration. Mild elevations of BUN with normal creatinines aren't of concern. ...Read more

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28 yr female, creatinine .71 mg/dl, anion gap 14, others good except glucose only 51. Are these numbers ok or could indicate early issues?

28 yr female, creatinine .71 mg/dl, anion gap 14, others good except glucose only 51. Are these numbers ok or could indicate early issues?

See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your lab values appear normal. Glucose is lower than normal but if you do not have symptoms, it would be better to leave it alone. ...Read more

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My a1c is 6.6 and Glucose serum is 117 creatinine serum is 1.07 haven't went to dr yet read results online. Am I pre diabetic? Or diabetic?

My a1c is 6.6 and Glucose serum is 117 creatinine serum is 1.07 haven't went to dr yet read results online. Am I pre diabetic? Or diabetic?

See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your Aic value is in the diabetic range. It would be prudent to accept that you are diabetic and modify your diet, lose weight, and exercise. It would help to consult your doctor and a nutritionist. See site for info. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003640.htm ...Read more

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Hi there. Would just like to know what is the normal range for urea, creatinine and glucose to be in a blood test?

Hi there. Would just like to know what is the normal range for urea, creatinine and glucose to be in a blood test?

They vary but,,: Normal ranges for constituents like these vary slightly from lab to lab, but basically, the ranges should be about 2.0-8.0 mg/dl for men and 1.5-6.9 mg/dl for women for uric acid. Creatinine in serum is generally < 1.5 mg/dl for both men and women, while serum glucose is usually about 75-115 mg/dl for men and women. Blood urea nitrogen has a normal range of 10-20 mg/dl. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I recently had some blood test done..creatinine came back as 1.6, BUN is 19, glucose on the high side.....all other measurements are witin the range except for anion gap. anion gap is 13, slightly above range. what does this all mean?

Hard to say: Without knowing your past medical history and past testing. But from what you mention your testing suggest some element of kidney dysfunction. It's not clear if it's chronic or acute. But you should reach out to your doctor if you have questions too. He/she will know you vest to be able to give you the most accurate description of what's going on. ...Read more

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Estimated GFR 103 Random Glucose 4.4 Creatinine 56 Gamma GT a<10 ALT 18 AST 15 What does this mean it was flagged as out of range? Female 42 smoker

Estimated GFR 103 Random Glucose 4.4 Creatinine 56 Gamma GT a<10 ALT 18 AST 15 What does this mean it was flagged as out of range? Female 42 smoker

The only thing that : Jumps out at me is the creatinine of 4.4 which indicates severe kidney impairment. Talk to your doctor about the lab work he or she ordered for more information. ...Read more

Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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Glucose (Definition)

Glucose is the basic sugar molecule and the source of energy throughout the living kingdom. We are programmed to easily detect it by taste in our foods as it is desirable but can be overdone with the modern diet. It gets out of control ...Read more


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Creatinine (Definition)

Creatinine is a byproduct of creatine phosphate, which is present in muscles. Creatinine levels increase if the ...Read more