Did you know your kidneys filter your blood approximately 35 times per day? Let's learn about the filtering process!
How Dr. Munjal helps:
There are various tests that Dr. Munjal can order to detect how well the kidneys are filtering and functioning. Lab tests like urinalysis, urine protein studies, and basic metabolic/comprehensive metabolic/renal function panels will show the following related to kidney function:
Think of your kidneys as a coffee filter. It has two jobs: let the coffee through and keep the grounds in. Similarly, kidneys want to get rid of waste, but keep the good things in. To see how well the filter is working we can measure the following:
If you have any questions about how your kidneys function, call our office to set up a consultation with Dr. Munjal to empower yourself through education.
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