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Forum Name: Diabetes

Question: Big BUN concern

 Cinnabon - Sat Nov 26, 2005 11:01 pm

I am a T1 diabetic with a 5.2 A1C. I recently got my lab results and I am very concerned about my BUN. My Creatinine is 0.8 but my BUN is 37 and my BUN/ Creatinne ratio 46. I am very concerned and asked my Endo yet he syays that it is due to fasting and that w/ a 0.8 of creatinine I shouldnt be worried. I would appreciate any suggestions or information.
 Dr. N. Haider - Mon Jan 16, 2006 6:00 am

User avatar Hi,

Your doctor is rightly saying that you shouldnt be concerned regarding BUN levels.

The creatinine is a more accurate indicator of kidney function.

Najaf Haider MBBS

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