I had labs 2 weeks ago, but am just now getting around to doing a blog entry.
My kidney labs are fine; Creatinine 1.2, BUN 23, and GFR >60. My blood counts are normal (for me, that is; I have Thallasemia Minor, a form of
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of trials report improvements in kidney function (glomerularfiltration rateserum creatinine)and less... ("epidemiologic" studies) report a significantly lower rate of death from heart disease in men and women...
My first "Annual" Kidney Examby
. For a person with Chronic Kidney Disease, the kidney function is measured (or estimated) with a GFR (GlomerularFiltrationRate). There are five stages but kidney function is normal in Stage 1, and minimally reduced...
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Dr. Rubens D.glomerularfiltrationrate (eGFR) of 60 or greater, as high as 1.77 for patients with an eGFR of 30 to 59... to advanced kidney disease and unstable angina pectoris or non-ST elevation myocardial infarction...
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that young and middle-aged people with a reduced estimated glomerularfiltrationrate (eGFR)—the measurement..., et al. (2009) Reduced glomerularfiltrationrate and its association with clinical outcome in older...