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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Albuminuria

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What conditions cause albuminuria?

What conditions cause albuminuria?

Diabetes and kidney: In relation to diabetes it means that the diabetes has not been well controlled and the kidney has been damaged enough to leak protein. Albuminuria is also present in as number of kidney diseases that are not related to diabetes. ...Read more

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What is meant by glucosoria? Albuminuria?

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

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How can one reduce high levels of albuminuria?

Underlying cause: By treating underlying cause or by giving angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor ( eg. Lisinopril) or angiotensin receptor blocker ( eg. Losartan). ...Read more

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Are there any specific diets for someone with albuminuria?

Are there any specific diets for someone with albuminuria?

HIGH PROTEIN DIET: Follow with your physician to find cause of albuminuria high protein diet will be helpful. ...Read more

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What is glycosuria and albuminuria?

What is glycosuria and albuminuria?

Abnormal urine study: Glycosuria is presence of glucose (sugar) in urine.Commonly found in uncontrolled diabetes, there are other rarer causes(eg. Type 2 renal tubular acidosis).Albuminuria is presence of protein in urine, and has many causes including diabetes.Because protein in the urine can cause or be a marker for kidney damage, it is very important for people with either of these to keep in close contact w doctor. ...Read more

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Why is albuminuria a result of hyperglycemia?

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

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How often should a person with diabetes be checked for albuminuria?

How often should a person with diabetes be checked for albuminuria?

Depends: For uncontrolled blood glucose, albuminuria or mau is a marker for kidney damage. Really depends on the individual as frequency is based on blood glucose. ...Read more

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Is albuminuria in diabetes curable?

Is albuminuria in diabetes curable?

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 more

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Why is albuminuria a result of hypertension?

Why is albuminuria a result of hypertension?

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