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What are the normal readings for microalbuminuria?

What are the normal readings for microalbuminuria?

Between 30–300 mg/24: Microalbuminuria can be diagnosed from a 24-hour urine collection (between 30–300 mg/24 hours) or, more commonly, from elevated concentrations in a spot sample (30 to 300 mg/l). Both must be measured on at least two of three measurements over a two- to three-month period.[1] an Albumin level above the upper limit values is called 'macroalbuminuria', or sometimes just albuminuria. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Microalbuminuria (Definition)

How much albumin, [usually in 'micro', tiny amounts], a protein normally circulating in blood stream, that leaks into urine because kidney is injured; usually to damage by high blood ...Read more


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What are the normal ranges for blood pressurein adults?

What are the normal ranges for blood pressurein adults?

Normal BP Range: Normal adult range systolic range from 90 to 119 mmhg diastolic range from 60 to 79 mmhg. ...Read more

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What are the normal ranges for blood pressure diast and systolic?

What are the normal ranges for blood pressure diast and systolic?

Varies with age.sex: The easiest way to obtain the range of normal blood pressure for an adult is to google with words like "normal blood pressure". ...Read more

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What are the normal ranges for blood on a dipstick urinalysis? Should there be any blood at all?

What are the normal ranges for blood on a dipstick urinalysis? Should there be any blood at all?

Less than 3 red cell: Most people will accept a normal ua to show less than 3 rbcs per high power field on microscopy. Some studies state that greater thancutoff should be 5. Certainly, anything greater than 5 rbcs is not normal and needs an evaluation with a urologist. ...Read more

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What is the normal range for a non-fasting glucose number?

What is the normal range for a non-fasting glucose number?

Below 140: But there are a lot of variables that can affect this - how long ago someone ate, how much they ate, the mix of carbs, fat, and protein, as well as the mix of simple and complex carbs. For this reason, a fasting blood sugar is preferred for determine whether or not someone has diabetes. ...Read more

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What are the normal ranges for ultrasound carotids?

What are the normal ranges for ultrasound carotids?

In my practice: we refer to the Carotid Artery Stenosis Consensus Conferrence criteria when evaluating carotid doppler. Simply looking at just number values is helpful but not entirely accurate. Please go over results with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the low and high ranges for blood sugar that are considered the normal average adult values?

What are the low and high ranges for blood sugar that are considered the normal average adult values?

Add'l comments: Agree the "normal" range is 60-65 to 99, but want to add it's prob better to think of the development of diabetes as a progression: it's not really that if ur sugar is 99 ur fine & then when it's 100 ur pre-diabetic & at risk. There are several things to look at in determining risk for dm & fasting sugar isn't the best, but if we look at just it, then prob should get ur attention once it's in 90's. ...Read more

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What are the doctor recommended values for blood lipoproteins?

What are the doctor recommended values for blood lipoproteins?

Low Nl LDL&High HDL: Rec: ldl-p <700 nmol/l & large HDL >9 µmol/l. Lipoproteins transport all fat molecules in the water outside cells. Cholesterol (a fat molecule comprising about 30% of all the membrane fat molecules & manufactured within every animal cell) has never been the correct issue. Cholesterol was promoted because less expensive to measure & correlates with outcomes only if very high but misleading when low. ...Read more

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What are the blood sugar ranges. For fasting, Before & after meals what is pre diabetes. What is normal ranges? Thanks 4 your time explaining them!

What are the blood sugar ranges. For fasting, Before & after meals what is pre diabetes. What is normal ranges? 

Thanks 4 your time explaining them!

Blood sugar levels.: For fasting glucose, up to 100 normal, 101-125 prediabetes and 126 and up diabetes. For A1C, up to 5.6% normal, 5.7-6.4% prediabetes, 6.5% and up consistent with diabetes. Blood sugar should be lower than 140 two hours after eating. ...Read more

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If creatinine and egfr are normal, what else are the markers for kidney failure?

If creatinine and egfr are normal, what else are the markers for kidney failure?

Kidney failure labs: Patients with kidney failure usually do not have normal egfr's or creatinine levels. Remember, "estimated" is the key word in the acronym egfr. Other lab abnormalities seen in chronic kidney disease (ckd) are a low hemoglobin level and a high parathyroid hormone level. Late stages of CKD have high phosphorous and potassium levels with a low serum bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate). See your doctor for more information. ...Read more

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What is the normal range for blood sugar?

What is the normal range for blood sugar?

Normal glucose range: Fasting: 65-99 mg/dl 2-hours following a meal: < 140 mg/dl. ...Read more

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Hi is blood urea, serum cretanine and BUN all the same! What is their range in adult male. Is there a different range for diabetics.

Hi is blood urea, serum cretanine and BUN all the same! What is their range in adult male. Is there a different range for diabetics.

No : BUN and creatinine are not the same . They both can help in determining organ function (kidney). BUN measurements very slightly by age, labs performing test and the units used to report the result. The same applies to creatinine. Generally speaking bun can range 5-21, creatinine 0.5-1.2. When it comes to diabetics the same parameters are used . ...Read more

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What is the normal range for cholesterol without fasting?

Total or fractions?: Optimal total cholesterol is under 200 but we look more at the fractions. Many women have such a high good cholesterol (HDL) that a mildly elevated total cholesterol won't carry any risk. ...Read more

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What are the causes of normal A1c and high fasting glucose?

What are the causes of normal A1c and high fasting glucose?

Several causes: The correlation between a1c and FBS is not perfect. A1c is like a glu average. If you have frequent hypoglycemia, then that may be "balancing" the high glu. Another possibility is a hemoglobinopathy. There are many causes of abnormal hemoglobin, most common is sickle trait, which cause no symptoms but mess up the a1c. An alternate to the a1c is a measure of fructosamine. ...Read more

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What are the normal values for ldh in pregnant women?

What are the normal values for ldh in pregnant women?

Varies: Nonpregnant adult 115-211u/l first trimester 78-433 u/l second trimester 80 - 447u/l third trimester 82 - 524 u/l. ...Read more

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What are the normal glucose levels and what are the lowest and highest blood glucose can get?

What are the normal glucose levels and what are the lowest and highest blood glucose can get?

High and low: Blood glucose levels can get as low as about 40 and as high as 500 or more. The real question is "why are you asking this?" If you do have diabetes at your age, you must work diligently to keep your blood sugar levels somewhere between 70 and 150. Please keep me informed. ...Read more

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What are the normal blood sugar ranges after eating?

What are the normal blood sugar ranges after eating?

If it's a: Lab draw, not a finger-stick, it should be less than 130 in two hours. Check w/diabetes.Org for more info or your doctor. ...Read more