Albumin in urine. If you have Albumin in your urine you should get advice from your doctor on finding the underlying cause. One thing that you can do in the meantime is to reduce your salt intake by avoiding the salt shaker and high salt foods like cheeses, cold cuts, junk food, restaurant food and prepared foods. Also, if you have diabetes you should be sure to keep your blood sugar as normal as possible.
Proteinuria . See a nephrologist (n) to have a 24 hour urine for creatinine clearance and protein to see what your kidney function is and how much protein (p) your has urine/day. The most common is diabetes (d). Blood work will be needed to see if you have d, among other conditions. If you have > 1 gram/day of p and blood work does not give a diagnosis, a kidney biopsy may be done to get one and a prognosis.