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My AG ratio was high on my labs last year my albumin level…

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My AG ratio was...

My AG ratio was high on my labs last year my albumin level was the reason is there a way I can reduce my albumin level?

Doctor's Assistant: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?

No symptoms to speak of

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I'm 57, 20-25 lbs overweight, last blood pressure 123/83 , cholesterol usually normal range but hdl always low 35-38

Doctor's Assistant: Do you know if your family has a history of heart disease? In general, how would you describe your health lately?

Father just passed away at 87, he had copd, had pacemaker installed this year due to bradycardia and 3rd degree block, Mom is diet controlled diabetic, grandparents lived to 80's and 90's

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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago
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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago

Do you have a copy of the labs?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
VALUE REFERENCE RANGE LAB
F Glucose, Serum 94 65-99 (mg/dL) DA
F BUN 15 6-24 (mg/dL) DA
F Creatinine, Serum 0.89 0.76-1.27 (mg/dL) DA
F eGFR If NonAfricn Am 95 >59 (mL/min/1.73) DA
F eGFR If Africn Am 110 >59 (mL/min/1.73) DA
F BUN/Creatinine Ratio 17 9-20 DA
- **Effective April 3, 2017 BUN/Creatinine Ratio**
- reference interval will be changing to:
- Age Male Female
- 0 days - 7 days 9 - 25 9 - 26
- 8 days - 30 days 8 - 32 10 - 33
- 1 month - 6 months 11 - 57 11 - 54
- 7 months - 1 year 20 - 71 20 - 71
- 2 years - 5 years 19 - 51 19 - 49
- 6 years - 12 years 14 - 34 13 - 32
- 13 years - 17 years 10 - 22 10 - 22
- 18 years - 59 years 9 - 20 9 - 23
- >59 years 10 - 24 12 - 28
F Sodium, Serum 137 134-144 (mmol/L) DA
F Potassium, Serum 4.2 3.5-5.2 (mmol/L) DA
F Chloride, Serum 96 96-106 (mmol/L) DA
F Carbon Dioxide, Total 25 18-29 (mmol/L) DA
F Calcium, Serum 9.2 8.7-10.2 (mg/dL) DA
F Protein, Total, Serum 6.2 6.0-8.5 (g/dL) DA
F Albumin, Serum 4.4 3.5-5.5 (g/dL) DA
F Globulin, Total 1.8 1.5-4.5 (g/dL) DA
F A/G Ratio 2.4 H 1.2-2.2 DA
- **Please note reference interval change**
F Bilirubin, Total 0.7 0.0-1.2 (mg/dL) DA
F Alkaline Phosphatase, S 64 39-117 (IU/L) DA
F AST (SGOT) 14 0-40 (IU/L) DA
F ALT (SGPT) 25 0-44 (IU/L) DA
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago

OVerall these look very good

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