Thursday, April 21, 2011

Personal Testing Supplies - Urinalysis Test Strips - 58% off - less than $40

Personal Testing Supplies - Urinalysis Test Strips -
Siemens Multistix 10 SG Reagent Strips for Urinalysis Box of 100


Same strips used in many doctor's offices.
  • Glucose
  • Blood
  • pH
  • Leukocytes and more ...





Personal Testing Supplies - Urinalysis Test Strips - 58% off - less than $40
Siemens Multistix 10 SG Reagent Strips for Urinalysis Box of 100




















Tests for the following in the privacy of your own home.
Same strips used in many doctor's offices.


  • Glucose
    • Check for diabetes.
    • Monitor treatment of diabetes.
    • Check for diabetes that occurs during pregnancy (gestational diabetes).
    • Determine if an abnormally low blood sugar level (hypoglycemia) is present.
  • Bilirubin, levels may indicate.
    • Blockage of bile ducts
    • Liver diseases such as cirrhosis, acute hepatitis, gallstones
  • Ketone (Acetoacetic Acid)
    • Monitor a high protein diet (such as atkins)
    • Monitor a fast
  • Specific Gravity, levels may indicate.
    • High Levels

      • Dehydration
      • Diarrhea that causes dehydration
      • Glucosuria
      • Heart failure (related to decreased blood flow to the kidneys)
    • Low Levels

      • Excessive fluid intake
      • Diabetes insipidus
      • Renal failure
      • Severe kidney infection
  • Blood presence in urine, may indicate.
    • Infection, inflamation or injury to the urinary system
    • kidney stones
    • cancer of the kidney , bladder and prostate (usually in concern only in people older than 40 years of age).
  • pH
    • High PH (alkaline), may be due to;

      • Kidney failure
      • Kidney tubular acidosis
      • Urinary tract infection
      • Vomiting
    • Low PH (acidic), may be due to;
      •  Diabetic ketoacidosis
      • Diarrhea
      • Starvation
  • Protein, high levels in urine may indicate;
    • Amyloidosis (a condition in which amyloid proteins are abnormally deposited in organs and/or tissues.)
    • Bladder tumor
    • Congestive heart failure
    • Dehydration
    • Diabetic nephropathy
    • Glomerulonephritis
    • Goodpasture syndrome
    • Heavy metal poisoning
    • Lupus erythematosus
    • Malignant hypertension
    • Multiple myeloma
    • Nephrotic syndrome
    • Damage to the kidneys from certain drugs (nephrotoxic drugs)
    • Polycystic kidney disease
    • Preeclampsia
    • Urinary tract infection
  • Urobilinogen, abnormal levels may indicate;
    • Disease of the blood (Hemolytic)
    • Liver disease (Hepatic)
  • Nitrite, abnormal levels may indicate;
    • Urinary tract infection
  • Leukocytes, abnormal levels may indicate;
    • Urinary tract infection
  
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