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Kidney blood test, Glucose 113, urea nitrogen 28mg/dl, creatine

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Kidney blood test, Glucose 113, urea nitrogen 28mg/dl, creatine 1.66 mg/dl.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Tharun replied 11 months ago.
Hi

Welcome to JA.

Why were the tests done ?

Do you have diabetes or hypertension?

Was a GFR estimation done ?

Any other medical illness you have ?

Please let me know

Dr.Tharun
Customer: replied 11 months ago.

Yearley exam,,,No,,No...None

Expert:  Dr. Tharun replied 11 months ago.
HI Ted,

The tests seems to be normal for your age.

Only Creatinine is slightly above the range but for your age it should be OK.Ideally GFR (glomerular filtration rate) should be estimated which will give the exact status of the kidney function.

But it should not be very far away from the creatinine levels, as it also gives a fair accurate estimation of kidney function.
As of now there is nothing alarming in these results.

You can discuss these points with your doctor on your visit.

Regards

Dr.Tharun
Customer: replied 11 months ago.

How does Dr. estimate GFR rate

Expert:  Dr. Tharun replied 11 months ago.
There are various formulas available like Cockcroftgault and MDRD formula which are used to calculate the GFR.

You can find it yourself if you know fill the details at these sites -- CLick here.
Click Here.

Or your doctor can do it.

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