Annotation Appendix B Treatment of Diabetic Nephropathy

* False positives may occur secondary to UTI, fever, blood in urine, CHF, extreme HTN, vaginal fluid, uncontrolled blood sugars, and prolonged exercise.

Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement

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Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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