Morning Test Helps Doctors Save Kidneys, University Medical Center Study  
7/26/2010 7:40:22 AM

ScienceDaily (July 25, 2010) — A morning urine test is superior to all other tests for detecting declining kidney performance in patients with diabetic kidney disease, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). The results suggest that clinicians should monitor kidney function by measuring the albumin:creatinine ratio from a first morning urine sample.