Microalbuminuria Test

What is it?
  • A urine test
  • Measure how well your kidneys are working
  • “Micro” means tiny. ”Albumin “is a kind of protein
  • This test measures if there is any protein in your urine
Why?
  • High blood glucose levels can damage kidneys
How often?
  • At least once a year
Target Goal:
  • Less than 30
Action steps:
  • Keep A1C in target range of less than 7%.Keep blood pressure below 130/80mm/Hg
  • If your readings are high, consult your physician

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