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Protein in urine

Self-care

If diabetes is present, follow doctor's or diabetes educator's advice on keeping blood sugar in range with medications and exercise.

When to make a doctor's appointment

See a doctor if:

  • Initial test shows protein in urine, for a repeat test
  • History of diabetes and difficulty controlling blood sugar

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