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Question: Microalbumin Random Urine results


 quinnan - Sun Mar 29, 2009 9:02 am

Microalbumin Random Urine results / 73 - Sept 6, 2008 and 153.9 March 23, 2009.

What is happening? What should I do next?

Thank you very much.
 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Fri Aug 27, 2010 11:01 am

User avatar Hello,Micro albuminuria is an important predictor for diabetic nephropathy and also vascular diseases associated with diabetes.While an occasional test may show a positive test in response to exercise, hyperglycemia,urinary infections and fever only if it is persistent that it becomes significant.If a standard dip test shows positivity it is likely to be proteinuria indicating advanced diabetic nephropathy.
The treatment objective would be tighter diabetic control,control of BP and the use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs)and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs)
Treatment of microaluminuria is of paramount importance to prevent end stage renal failure.
Best wishes.

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