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Microalbumin and urinary analysis test - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i take the following test; HbA1c, Microalbumin creatine ratio and laboratory urinalysis. And the results are
A) urine albumin-
B) urine creatinine- 9.4 mmo 1/1
c) A1b/cre ratio- 16.3 mg/mmol1
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Dr here
User :   I just want to know this results
User :   Dr, are u there?
Doctor :   yes, was the urine creatinine for 24 hour sample ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Can you give me the reading in mg/day units
User :   what is mg/day units
Doctor :   the rest of the results are normal
Doctor :   the urine creatinine is best understood in the unit Mg/day if its a 24 hour urine sample
User :   is that too high doc
Doctor :   the protien is fine
Doctor :   if its 153mg/liter
User :   the test is for the immigration to get my
Doctor :   can you please mention the units correct or either all of them in Mg/day as the urine sample you mentioned is 24 hour sample
Doctor :   30 t0 300 mg of albumin in 24 hr urine sample is normal
User :   I do fasting before I take the test
Doctor :   i get it , but was the sample spot or a 24 hour collection
User :   It say in the results for A1b/Cre Ratio 16.3 mg/mmo1 ***** 0.0-2.5
Doctor :   yes the ratio 3.5 to 25 mg/mmol is the normal range
User :   and for Urine albumin i 153.0 mg/1 ***** 0.0-20.0
Doctor :   and the normal range for the urine creat is 6 to 17 mmol/ day
Doctor :   hence according to interpretation i consider your tests to be within normal
Doctor :   please refer back the lab and clear the report and get the values assigned for a 24 hour assessment units protocol
User :   If do take another the same kind of test doc, give an advice what should i do before the test/
Doctor :   ok, if you have to take a similar test , the previous day meal should be of less protien
Doctor :   and there should be no physical strain in the 8 to 10 hours of giving the test
User :   is that oke doc if i drink lots of water before i take the test
Doctor :   and it should be fasting sample , taken over a 24 hour period
Doctor :   that will not affect
Doctor :   water maintains the balance
Doctor :   and it may cause dilution but do not alter the amount of the creatinine and albumin in urine
User :   so, I should eat less meat what else doc? how about dairy product
Doctor :   restrict them too
Doctor :   have a normal carb and low prot diet
Doctor :   I do not see the HBA1c results ?
Doctor :   in your query
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