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What does prealbumin blood test results tell a doctor about a patient?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine

In brief: Nutrition

It tells how malnourished you are.

In brief: Nutrition

It tells how malnourished you are.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Soroosh Armandi
Anti-Aging Medicine

In brief: Transthyretin

The new name is transthyretin.
In short, due to its short half life, it can guide a doc as to the nutritional status of a patient more accurately than albumin. However, it has many other roles in the body and but most docs use it to determine nutritional status!

In brief: Transthyretin

The new name is transthyretin.
In short, due to its short half life, it can guide a doc as to the nutritional status of a patient more accurately than albumin. However, it has many other roles in the body and but most docs use it to determine nutritional status!
Dr. Soroosh Armandi
Dr. Soroosh Armandi
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