How Kidney and Metabolic Disease Affect Kidney Function


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The following is not normally found in urine:

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1. Hypertension may cause:

2. Diabetes mellitus may cause:

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of kidney operation and diseases that can accrue due to poor kidney function or disease to the kidney itself. Use the worksheet to identify study points to watch for during the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessments to assess your knowledge of:

  • Elements that should not be found in urine
  • Possible outcomes of hypertension
  • What could result from diabetes mellitus
  • The most prominent protein in plasma

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet allow students to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the effects of kidney and metabolic disease on kidney function
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about kidney function in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding factors that can be detrimental to normal kidney function

Additional Learning

In order to learn more about kidney diseases and how they affect kidney function, review the accompanying lesson How Kidney and Metabolic Disease Affects Kidney Function. The lesson addresses the following topics:

  • Discuss what elements can indicate kidney malfunction if they are found in urine
  • Explain the difference between primary and secondary glomerulonephritis
  • Define anemia