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Kidney Disease: Are You At Risk?

You can obtain your test results from your Primary Care Physician. Or from the lab you use!

 
Are You At Risk?
Do you have Proteinuria (protein in the urine)?
YES   NO
Do you have persistent blood in the urine? More than 2-3 episodes
YES   NO
Have you had recurrent Kidney Stones? More than 2-3 episodes
YES   NO
Is you creatinine (blood test) abnormal?
YES   NO
Is your GFR (glomerular filtration rate calculated from creatinine levels obtained in the chemistry blood test) Below 50-60%?
YES   NO
Have you had a kidney transplant?
YES   NO
Have you a hospitalization where you were told your kidneys did not work properly and then recovered?
YES   NO
Are you age over 60 and have diabetes and hypertension?
YES   NO

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may ask your provider whether you’ll benefit from seeing a nephrologist.

Renal Medicine Associates
3821 Masthead NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Main phone number (505) 998-7400

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