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Tests Detect Kidney Problems
Kidney function involves removing metabolic waste from the bloodstream, regulating water balance in the body, and maintaining the acidity/alkalinity of body ...
Canine / Feline Kidney Failure Testing and Diagnosis
Canine and feline kidney failure can be a devastating disease for dog and cat owners and for their pets. There are many different tests that are used to diagnose ...
How do physicians test your kidneys' function? - Kidney Disease
A common misconception that people often have is equating urine output to kidney function. Hence, the assumption is that if you are “making urine”, your ...
The Link Between HIV and Kidney Disease - AIDS / HIV - About.com
... abnormality. HIV and kidney disease is a common combination. ... can also occur. Most of the signs of kidney disease show up in blood and urine tests.
Renovascular Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
May 13, 2014 ... Because the filtering functions of the kidney are mainly powered by the force of ... the diagnosis requires careful investigation and several tests.
Is There a Blood Test for Depression? - About.com
Jun 10, 2014 ... Creatinine and Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN): These two tests measure different aspects of kidney function. They are tested because kidney ...
Deciphering Your Routine Blood Tests - AIDS / HIV - About.com
What These Tests Are About: These are the tests that measure the function of the kidneys, which are integral to the urinary system, acting as filters to the blood ...
Kidney Disease in Diabetes - Nephropathy - Type 2 Diabetes
May 8, 2014 ... As the number increases above 1.2, it shows that kidney function is decreasing. Creatinine levels are obtained by a simple blood test.
Liver Function Tests - Arthritis & Joint Conditions - About.com
Doctors routinely order liver function tests to detect potential problems with certain arthritis ... It is also normally found in heart, muscle, brain, and kidney tissue.
Blood Chemistry Tests and Results - Surgery - About.com
Learn more about one of the most common blood tests, the blood chemistry, ... A high level may indicate that the kidneys are functioning less than normal.
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