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How is diabetic nephropathy diagnosed?

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Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Protein in urine

If you have diabetes, early diabetic nephropathy can be suspected if your doctor tests the urine for microalbumin, and then later for protein.
Usually no need to do a kidney biopsy especially if the retina of the eye also has diabetic changes.Your nephrologists determines this.

In brief: Protein in urine

If you have diabetes, early diabetic nephropathy can be suspected if your doctor tests the urine for microalbumin, and then later for protein.
Usually no need to do a kidney biopsy especially if the retina of the eye also has diabetic changes.Your nephrologists determines this.
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Urine tests

For micro and macro amounts of Albumin in urine and blood tests of kidney function.

In brief: Urine tests

For micro and macro amounts of Albumin in urine and blood tests of kidney function.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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