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Offline Clark

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Great lab results!
« on: March 20, 2019, 05:37:34 PM »
Just had a fasting blood draw in advance of my annual physical, and while my BUN is up a wee bit, my creatinine is down to 1.0! It's been 1.1 every time since before I donated! I'm not concerned about the BUN increase as I just turned 60 last month and the new number is still within "normal" range for those 60 and older. Woo hoo!
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Re: Great lab results!
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2019, 06:25:44 PM »
Congratulations!  ;D
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Re: Great lab results!
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2019, 09:35:36 AM »
Good news indeed! Congratulations!
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Re: Great lab results!
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2019, 11:14:13 AM »
wonderful news!

the higher BUN and normal creatinine suggests that you may be a little dehydrated. Always nice to hear from the veterans.
My last creatinine 11 years post donation (Dec 2018) was my lowest at .75. i think it was a bit lower than my pre donation of .80. my only lab that is off is vitamin D and PTH (parathyroid). I am working at correcting the vit D to very high end to 90 so that the PTH will go down. so my lone kidney filters well but does not compensate good enough to convert vit D. Seeing a very smart and caring endocrinologist.

Take care everyone.

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