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Posted By: me on 2008-05-07
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My 21-YO daughter has type 2 DM, but it is very well controlled by diet alone.  She just had some lab tests done (blood and urine), and they called to let us know her urine microalbumin was slightly elevated.  However, she was on her period when they did the urine test, and she said there was definitely blood mixed in with her urine because of this.  Does anyone know if this would affect the microalbumin result?  They want her to start taking a small dose of lisinopril, but she doesn't want to and wants to wait 6 months for the next test.  Her hemoglobin A1c and other values were "perfect" according to the nurse who called, but we are waiting for the actual results to come via mail. 

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Microalbumin Urine Test
Found on Google:

What affects the test?

Having menstrual bleeding or vaginal discharge, which may temporarily affect the urine sample.

I take 2 BC powders mixed with cola, LOL. but works for all but menstrual migraines. nm
This is true! We have a Dr. Urine
He is married too.
drug and urine test
Hi everyone.  Need help . Someone told me that Ephedra shows up in urine and blood tests as an illegal drug.  Took those tests today.  I take Ephedra twice a week to help with weight loss.  Will it really show up, does anyone know?
Albumin Urine Test
Found on Google:

Do not get toilet paper, pubic hair, stool (feces), menstrual blood, or other foreign matter in the urine sample.

Nothing has increased for me except gas and
it isn't $3 a gallon. 21 cents a gallon makes a difference over the long haul. Oh, but I guess you don't worry about things like that with your ridiculous bills and horrible increases!

Go ahead and continue paying your bills, dear. Or at least try. I for one have mine well under control with a 4-digit deposit in savings every month.

:) Enjoy your high cost of living wherever you are!
my cat's spraying problem was a ton of bacteria in the urine
He was a feral that I adopted and he'd been spayed, etc., but he wouldn't stop spraying. I really thought I was going to have to have him put down. The RECEPTIONIST at the vet's office says, "So, have you had his urine checked?" which was about the only thing we HADN'T done - once he got that truckload of antibiotics under his *belt* he stopped spraying - that was two years ago and he has not sprayed one time since. By the way, if you have never tried "Anti Icky Poo" it is the best odor remover I have ever used and NOTHING else touches cat spray/urine like this product (I don't work for the company, honest) - the vet will even give you a needle to squirt it under the carpet with - it works enzymatically (is that a word?) and there won't be a trace of odor left. The odor won't come back either.

Anyway, just an idea. I hope you can figure it out because there is nothing worse than cat spray in the house....eeewhew!!
The doctor just said ^^ The patient was given a bolus of urine. ^^
Don't we just love our jobs !!
doc said the patient was dehydrated, so was given a bolus of URINE n/m

OH me


Has anyone increased their production with

My lines have increased by 1,000 per mo. and it's
just September. I'm feeling fairly confident about this fall/winter.
increased work
Mine is just the opposite, I have 2 accounts and they both increased
Increased production

Do you suppose increased production basically just come from utilizing the Magic Keys over and over until they become habit.  If any one has a link to an article or any information, please share.  I feel like I just landed on the moon with VR and no interpreter.


I hate to use mare's urine - think of the poor horse! but
it's the only thing that works for me. I have tried the *natural* stuff and ended up with either a bad tummy ache or nothing at all. It's the night sweats that I can't handle. Every night waking up drenched, unable to sleep. The doc convinced me it was a quality of life issue and basically, I wasn't having any, so I'm back on the very lowest dose. I hate it because of the horses and it doesn't cut out the hot flashes completely, but it helps.

The drug companies are too worried about men not being able to keep a hard on to explore the comfort of women. This research crap they are always handing us is just that, crap. They are looking for the big bucks. period.
You need to get the smell/urine enzymes out of the carpet and furniture - sm
The dog will just continue to go back to where he peeed (?) again and again because he smells his scent. I don't think neuturing him will make a difference in that respect. You need to go buy Nature's Miracle Odor & Stain remover. It's pricey but it does the job....I learned this by working at PetsMart years ago and by personal experience. You have to soak whatever it is the dog peeed on though and let it air dry, takes a couple days. You will have to decide on how to "contain" him until the smell is gone, either in a smaller area of the house, outside, whatever. You might want to seriously try training him to go outside. He never learned that he should NOT go inside so that behavior of him going wherever he wants in the house is going to be difficult if not impossible to change. You may want to call a professional legit dog trainer in the area and get their thoughts and suggestions. You are going to have a hard time modifying the dogs behavior, but with a LOT of persistance and consistency you can prevail. Good luck.
sorry, right you are... got my acronyms mixed up
Maybe I'm getting the posters mixed up here.

I was responding to the person who wrote *I just started with a company, and I honestly don't think I will EVER be able to make the line count .... 11,000.*  That's what I meant by the line count being required.

As problematic as the company is, though, I don't think they offshore.

Mixed reviews
I can't speak for all of them, but my experience was that while they help in terms of lowering interest, you are still going to be stuck for years and years because that is the name of the game with credit card sharks...

The politicians have made it even easier for the cc companies to "enslave"
people by making is really really hard to declare bankruptcy - and there are many legitimate reasons for filing bankrupt. NOtice how minimum payments went up right after that law passed? It's no accident.

You can usually tell which companies are professional and which aren't... but pay close attention to the fees you are paying them to cut your interest... They get a kickback from the credit card companies on top of that fee - make sure it's not out of bounds. Good luck (free advise: cut up all cards except for one!).
I have mixed feelings.
My knee-jerk reaction is to boycott any company offshoring. It feels like a personal insult at times, toward American workers. This is a reaction, though.

My response (using the brain, not the heart) tells me that globalization of this and every other industry is here. It is not going away. I want the U.S. to be able to trade with other companies; I don't think it is in this country's best interest to be withdrawn from the world. While I would like to take it personally, from an intellectual perspective this was going to happen one way or another. The MT job as it is today would eventually be outdated by advancements in technology. So it is not like offshoring alone has caused these changes. All industries evolve. It is what allows us to have better products, cheaper prices, and more affordable living choices. This field is no different. This is a response.

I do not plan to martyr myself in vain for something that is following its natural path of progression. Taking such an obstinant position against change would be the greatest catalyst to my financial demise -- the world will go on changing, so I had better learn to change, adapt, and evolve with it!

Apologizing, got you mixed up with someone else.
Why would they do a microalbumin test when she has the period? A lot of test s will come out wrong
Why would they do a microalbumin test when she has the period? A lot of tests will come out wrong.
Central FL hasn't increased at all yet. nm
I increased RAM - made all the difference

My computer was freezing up all the time, and now it zips along and doesn't get stuck at all. Everything is much faster.

If you know someone who can install it, you could save a few bucks. But I don't think it saves you that much.

RAM will also help you with all the technology upgrades going on, even just for using the Web. It's a good investment if you have a good computer to begin with.

Increased speed with Expander

How much faster would you say an Expander can make you when transcribing?


As dictated, we may start urine replacement at 0.5 cc/mL for output greater than.....
Was with Hospice. He might live a few days w/o making urine depending on what
Mixed on the female dictators
I have some I like and some I don't. I have noticed that I have trouble hearing certain female voice tones even if they are speaking relatively plainly.

I have one who will totally leave words out and replace them with a grunting noise or no word at all. She does this consistently, and I can't help wonder what she is thinking. It almost seems like a habit type of thing. I wonder if she does it during normal conversations. Lol :)

Any others out there?
Who wants playback speed increased on DocQScribe?

Sorry to repeat this post, but was hoping for a better response, so have moved it to the top again.

Over the past months I have been trying to convince superiors at MQ of the need to have the playback speed increased even more than we are able to at the present.  I proofread all reports and when you have a slow dictator, it can take forever.  If you agree, please make a post and maybe that will convince them to do something about it.

Well...let's see. In 4 years rent in our area has increased at least $500/mo.
Health insurance has gone up.  Cost of prescription drugs has increased.   Food has increased.  Gasoline prices are now over $3 a gallon ($2.69 a gallon BEFORE the storm).  Now they're saying that we can expect a 20% increase in our electric bills and up to 71% increase in our heating/fuel bills.  All these increases and I've had a 40% CUT in pay.   You can believe any paper, magazine, TV news show, or politician you want to believe.  I believe my paycheck and my bills. 
But isn't the increased incentive JUST on whatever is over 300 lines? Not applied to the first 3
You're right, I am getting my PETA fanatics mixed-up.
So MQ explains how they arrived at the increased production percentage for ASR.
It appears to be a good study with what was excluded.  However, don't tell me about the opportunity for increased financial gain with this so called wonderful increased production of 30% when you decrease my pay by 20%.  The only financial gain I can see in all this is in the profit margin for the company. 
It probably would stink, mixed in a bowel! Cute blooper, though. nm
My DD at 5 mixed an entire pitcher of Kool and accidentally
You don't get bonuses for doing it. It's just mixed in with the regular stuff, sadly. nm
have you noticed increased line count and less hand stress

Teen son is on this and has an increased appetite, so he's putting on the pounds while his outloo
1 cocker, 1 mixed, & 1 cavilier king charles spaniel...nm
Yes to all the above - they need some new blood
Blood Test
Could it just be that his CEA is elevated? The rise in CEA would be used to determine if treatment is working. Just a thought.
blood thirsty
Call me all what you will, but I don't understand why Barney is being bashed here?

Hey BARNEY - I really don't think ya did anything wrong.

I suppose I better watch what I say or I could be crucified next by some of your blood hungry people!
blood clots
It happened to me earlier this year, right out of the blue--pulmonary emboli--and with no real risk factor other than sitting still doing long hours of transcription. Everybody stretch and move around--it's important!
I'd recommend getting CMP and other blood
tests and going from there.  If you get a physical and they do the blood work, should be covered under insurance. 
The blood can be from implantation, but...
it can also be a sign of miscarriage of ectopic pregnancy.  I have had three pregnancies.  During the first pregnancy I started having spotting at about 5 weeks that got heavier, and I ended up miscarrying.  The second pregnancy I started spotting at about 6 weeks, but went on to have a full term healthy baby.  The third pregnancy I started spotting and kept this up for 3 weeks.  When I started having pain in my lower right side they found that I had an ectopic pregnancy.
I've never seen mixed acute care & clinic at the same time. That's a production killer for sur
Some companies try to squeeze blood out of you
and as long as someone does it, that makes them think they can continue to do it. I would not do it for free. If they ask you to do it, then tell them what you charge. If they don't buy, then they are not worth working for. That's why all the industry rates are going down, down, down. Too many who just continue to work for free or low wages. We have to stand up for ourselves or the industry will just keep going down as we have seen it for a decade.
Do you take blood pressure medication? sm
They can make you extremely tired, too. I take Toprol XL and have for 13 years. It peaks about 3 hours after I take it I have trouble staying awake at the PC from 6 am to about 10:30 am. I literally fall asleep with fingers right on the keyboard. It was so bad that I finally changed to the afternoon shift. I asked my doc about it and he said try taking it at night. Well, that brought on the headaches I was trying to avoid. He said to take 1/2 in the a.m. and 1/2 in the p.m. No dice, still had headaches. He won't change my pills, says if it isn't broke, don't try to fix it. He wants to keep my pressure on the low side. My only solution was changing shifts and now I don't fall asleep at the keyboard anymore. I can get 10 hours of sleep at night but still fall asleep about 3 hours after taking that medication. I'm fine if I am up and about and doing things but sitting at the keyboard is another story.
Dad has blood clot in his lungs
Please pray for my daddy.  He and my mother and younger brother went on a 10-day, 3800 mile trip to Mount Rushmore.  He started having chest pain and arm pain while he was gone. He went to the doctor when he got back and they found out he had two blood clots that were in his legs and had traveled to his lungs.  He is in the hospital and they are trying to stabilize him on Coumadin.  He is 49 years old.  They said that they stopped every 2 hours for a break, but drove some distance every day but one.  I am worried about him, please pray for him.  He is not in any pain and is resting, reading and watching TV.  I don't want to lose my daddy.
Had to ammend the blood thing ... sm
Once she was proficient at cleaning and dressing minor scrapes (9 or 10), I had to ammend the blood to lots of blood, but by then, it had become a running joke. It now stands at massive amounts of gushing arterial blood, and she wonders why she can't break her neck, but a broken skull with brains oozing out is okay. Needless to say, she has a bit of a sick sense of humor. She's a great kid, though.
What is it they're looking for in the blood? Drugs?
No spin. No blood pressure problems.
I'm not complaining about an Indian MT taking good work from me and I don't know anyone within the company who gives out that information anyway.  I do believe you might resolve your issues by telling the whole story because at first glance it just sounds like you are complaining and really don't want a solution.  If that's the case I am sorry for you.  I am also sorry for you that your source came up with an "Indian MT" taking your work who only wants American doctors to cause your blood to boil.  Not only does this intruder come from India but she leaves you with the lousy Indian dictators.  Not that you sound prejudiced or anything.  But do you really need all that info to perform your job?    Or is someone trying to stir you up like that higher source you have within the company.  Maybe they want you to get mad  and quit!  Be careful who you believe and IF your source information is valid what are you going to do with it but fret?  That's not a good thing friend.