Urine samples during pregnancy

Obstetrician & Gynecologist Anthony Chin, MD, explains the purpose of urine tests during prenatal visits and the diseases they test for
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Every time you come in for a visit, we take a urine sample because we're looking for two different things. We are looking for your sugar level to check for gestational diabetes; and we want to check for protein in your urine to rule out preeclampsia. Both of those diseases we kind of need to know about.

Obstetrician & Gynecologist Anthony Chin, MD, explains the purpose of urine tests during prenatal visits and the diseases they test for

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Anthony Chin, MD

Obstetrician & Gynecologist

Dr. Anthony Chin was born in Hollywood, CA and raised in Santa Monica, CA.  He was educated at UCLA and graduated with a BS in Molecular Biology.  Dr. Chin attended medical school at UCLA and finished his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars Sinai Medical Center.  Board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and published in peer reviewed journals, Dr. Chin is the  recipient of several research, patient satisfaction and teaching awards, and continues to be involved with the teaching of medical students and resident physicians.  He is happily married and has a three month old daughter named Alaia Rose. 

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