Re: [IPk] Urine testing for kidney function
Thanks Melissa. I have made an appointment for Monday to set my mind at
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From: "Melissa P. Ford" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, June 07, 2006 7:19 PM
Subject: Re: [IPk] Urine testing for kidney function
> Hi June,
> When I said I'd heard those comments, I meant I literally heard them at
> conferences, during discussion periods...afraid I can't give you article
> citations. Though perhaps I could find some links if I took more time to
> look - I'll see what I can find in the next week or so and get back to
> If you were to encounter resistance on asking for a 24-hour urine
> collection test, you could try replying that it's very well known that the
> health of the kidneys and the health of the eyes are often closely
> correlated in diabetes, that you have had diabetes for many years and
> about 30% of type 1s will experience kidney problems, and you want to be
> sure that everything is in order. I should think that most doctors have
> more difficulty getting patients to agree to do the test (patients who do
> not understand the importance of it, mind) than they have a problem with
> Type 1 13 years; MiniMed pumper 7.5 years; Animas pumper 2 years 5 months;
> due for a 24-hour collection in October....
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> From: "June Searle" <email @ redacted>
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> To: <email @ redacted>
> Subject: Re: [IPk] Urine testing for kidney function
> Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2006 17:10:53 +0100
> I have heard some cutting edge doctors suggest that everyone who is
> diagnosed with retinopathy have a 24-hour urine collection test once
> yearly following the diagnosis of retinopathy.
> Hi Melissa
> Thanks for your information. Can you quote any web addresses for these
> cutting edge doctors' remarks.
> June .
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