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Microalbuminuria and and its medication - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My mother has diabetes for last 25 years.Now she is taking Insulin regularly for last 3 months. Latest urine test shows Microalbumin Test(Random)@ 12.44 mg/dl. Pls. advise                                   
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I'm Dr.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   HI
Doctor :   Micro albumin should be below 18 mcg/dl
Doctor :   Your mother's test results is within normal range
User :   Reference Range given by the diagonisitic centre for my mother is 0.14 - 1.35
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   my range was in micro grams
User :   pls. note it is 12.44 MG/DL AND NOT MCG/DL.NOW PLS.ADVISE
Doctor :   Did you check her blood glucose?
User :   Fasting - 78 & PP - 113
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Ok
User :   BLOOD PRESURE - 170/80
Doctor :   If it is in mg
Doctor :   then it is high
Doctor :   and also the BP is also not within normal limits
User :   Yes I know. Pls. advise action
Doctor :   Yes, sure
Doctor :   For this you shall need to consult a Nephrologist for now
Doctor :   to prevent further renal damage
Doctor :   You shall be advised regarding dietary and medication methods
User :   Pls. advise the best possible Nephrologist available in Kolkata with all contact details
Doctor :   Sure
Doctor :   I can help you in that
Doctor :   Here is the list of them
Doctor :   I am giving you that link
Doctor :
Doctor :   Meanwhile
Doctor :   do get her BP controlled
Doctor :   and she should tune her diet
Doctor :   with no salt,
Doctor :   avoid high protein foods like non veg, pulses, dal, etc
Doctor :   includes soya as well
User :   Thanks .Anything else
Doctor :   That should be enough
Doctor :   before consulting the Nephrologist
Doctor :   He shall ask for further tests
Doctor :   which should be done
Doctor :   Blood sugars are in the acceptable levels
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