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Re: [IP] 2 overnight urine test and confusion??/


AER stands for "urinary albumin excretion rate" and is the amount of
protien excreated by your kidneys in mcg/min.  If I recall correctly <20
mcg/min is normal and 20-200 mcg/min is microalbuminuria.

Tnx, Corky

At 09:08 PM 5/21/2000 -0700, you wrote:
>    Well, I did a 2 overnight urine sample. I am not sure what it is
>called..Its my FIRST time doing this and I have had D for 16 years!!!
>Anyway, I am scared and confused on what the test results mean. I tried to
>look it up on the web and I cant find an exact search on it. I need more
>information to look for it.
>    Has anyone had or can anyone tell me what AER stands for? My doctor
>wrote a note saying my AER's are elevated and we need to discuss this soon.
>Can anyone relate to this or does anyone know what the AER stands for??
>Please help me if you can. I would truly appreciate any input!!
>Thanks in Advance!
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