How often do I need to have a test for albuminuria (proteinuria)?
People who are at increased risk for kidney disease should have this test as part of routine checkups by a healthcare provider. Those at increased risk include:
- People with diabetes
- People with high blood pressure
- People with a family history of kidney failure
- People who are 65 years or older
- Certain ethnic groups including African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, American Indians