Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Calculate Your Kidney Function

Here is part 2 of our GFR series.

Below is a GFR calculator that uses the MDRD formula as mentioned in our post on How Well are Your Kidneys Doing.

Try it out yourself, all you need is your creatinine, your age, gender, and to which race classification you belong to and our GFR calculator will compute the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR).

Serum creatinine

in mg/dL ╬╝mol/L
Age years
GenderMale Female
RaceAfrican American Other races

Estimated GFR: mL/min/1.73 m2

After getting the calculated value, you can refer to the table here in order to know how well your kidney function is. Want to know the Pros and Cons of the different GFR methods we mentioned, click here for part 3 of the GFR series.

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