From Circleville, Ohio, USA:
My five year old son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes six months ago. At his most recent check-up, I was told that he had a trace of protein in his urine. They said not to be concerned at this time, but that in older patients it could be a sign of kidney damage. Should I worry now? What should I do?
It is exceedingly unlikely, at this age and so soon after diagnosis, that the protein in the urine has any connection with you son's diabetes. If he is otherwise in good health, I think all that needs to be done is to repeat the original dipstick test one or two times. If the DOB
Original posting 10 Nov 2000
Posted to Complications
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:15
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