Urine Analysis

CoreMed Plus is a medical facility offering various services to help patients manage their health and wellness. One of the many services provided by CoreMed Plus is urine analysis. Urine analysis is a routine diagnostic test that evaluates various aspects of urine, including its composition and appearance, to identify potential health issues.

Urine analysis is a non-invasive test that can be performed quickly and easily. A urine sample is collected and sent to a laboratory for analysis during the test. The laboratory technician examines the urine sample under a microscope to evaluate its appearance and measure its chemical composition. The urine analysis results can provide valuable information about a patient’s health and may help identify potential medical issues.

At CoreMed Plus, we use the latest technology and equipment to ensure accurate and reliable urine analysis results. Our experienced medical staff can perform urine analysis for various reasons, including routine check-ups, medical evaluations, and monitoring certain treatments’ effectiveness.

Urine analysis is a valuable tool for diagnosing and managing various health conditions, including kidney disease, urinary tract infections, diabetes, and liver disease. By providing accurate and reliable urine analysis, we can help patients better understand their health and identify potential issues before they become more serious.

At CoreMed Plus, we strive to provide the highest quality care to our patients. Our medical staff is dedicated to providing personalized care and ensuring our patients receive the information and support they need to manage their health effectively. Whether you need a routine urine analysis or are experiencing symptoms that require further evaluation, CoreMed Plus is here to help.

What is Urine Analysis

Urine analysis is a diagnostic test that involves examining a urine sample for the presence of various substances, such as proteins, glucose, ketones, and bacteria. The test can be used to evaluate the function of the urinary system and detect and monitor a wide range of medical conditions.

There are many reasons why a healthcare provider may order a urine analysis. Some of the most common reasons include:

  1. Monitoring Chronic Medical Conditions: Urine analysis can monitor chronic medical conditions, such as diabetes, kidney disease, or liver disease. By analyzing the levels of various substances in the urine, healthcare providers can monitor the condition’s progression and adjust treatment as needed.
  2. Detecting Infections: Urine analysis can detect urinary tract infections, such as bladder or kidney infections. By examining the urine sample for the presence of bacteria or other infectious agents, healthcare providers can make an accurate diagnosis and prescribe appropriate treatment.
  3. Evaluating Kidney Function: Urine analysis can be used to assess the function of the kidneys, which are responsible for filtering waste products from the blood and producing urine. By analyzing the levels of various substances in the urine, healthcare providers can determine if the kidneys are functioning correctly or if there is any damage or disease.
  4. Screening for Drug Use: Urine analysis can screen for drug use, including prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, and illicit drugs. This can be useful in various settings, including workplace drug testing and drug rehabilitation programs.
  5. Checking for Pregnancy: Urine analysis can be used to check for pregnancy by detecting the presence of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in the urine. The placenta produces this hormone after a fertilized egg implants in the uterus, and its presence in the urine is an early sign of pregnancy.
  6. Evaluating Metabolic Disorders: Urine analysis can be used to evaluate for metabolic disorders, such as liver disease, by measuring the levels of various substances in the urine.

Urine analysis is a simple and non-invasive diagnostic tool that can provide valuable information about a patient’s health. The test involves collecting and sending a urine sample to a laboratory for analysis. Depending on the reason for the test, the healthcare provider may request a single urine sample or multiple samples collected over a certain period of time.

The results of a urine analysis can provide healthcare providers with important information about a patient’s overall health and help them to make an accurate diagnosis and develop an effective treatment plan. Talk to your healthcare provider if you have questions or concerns about urine analysis or other diagnostic tests.

A Simple Way to Manage Your Health

Urinalysis is a simple and non-invasive diagnostic test used to assess the health of the urinary system. This test is commonly used to screen for various health conditions, including urinary tract infections, kidney disease, diabetes, and liver problems. The test involves collecting and analyzing a urine sample in a laboratory to detect any abnormalities or signs of illness.

One of the key benefits of urinalysis is its simplicity and ease of use. Unlike other diagnostic tests that may require invasive procedures or uncomfortable preparations, urinalysis is straightforward and painless. All that is required is a urine sample, which can be collected at home or in a healthcare setting, and sent to a laboratory for analysis.

Another advantage of urinalysis is that it is a highly accurate tool for health management. By analyzing urine composition, healthcare professionals can detect early signs of disease or infection, which can be treated before developing into more serious health problems. 

For example, high protein levels in the urine can indicate kidney disease, while the presence of glucose can be a sign of diabetes.

In addition to its diagnostic value, urinalysis can also be used to monitor the progress of certain health conditions. For example, patients with diabetes may be asked to provide regular urine samples to track their blood sugar levels. At the same time, individuals with kidney disease may have their urine tested to monitor the effectiveness of their treatment.

Urinalysis is a simple, easy, and effective tool for health management. Detecting early signs of disease or infection can help prevent serious health problems and ensure timely treatment. For individuals concerned about their health or with a history of urinary tract infections or kidney disease, urinalysis is an essential diagnostic tool that can provide peace of mind and help maintain good health.

Why Choose CoreMed Plus

CoreMed Plus is a reliable and efficient provider of medical staffing solutions, offering a range of services to healthcare facilities and professionals. They are committed to delivering high-quality care and service, with a team of experienced professionals dedicated to meeting their client’s needs. With its extensive network of healthcare providers, CoreMed Plus can quickly and easily connect qualified professionals with healthcare facilities needing staffing support.

They also offer competitive compensation packages, benefits, and ongoing training and support to help their employees excel. Whether you are a healthcare facility needing staffing support or a healthcare professional looking for your next career opportunity, CoreMed Plus is an excellent choice for reliable, efficient, and professional staffing solutions.

Experienced Healthcare Professionals

CoreMed Plus has a team of experienced healthcare professionals committed to providing high-quality care to every patient. Our staff includes physicians, nurses, and medical assistants with expertise in various medical specialties.

Comprehensive Services

We offer comprehensive medical services, including preventive care, diagnostic testing, acute and chronic illnesses treatment, and specialized services such as wound care and pulmonary function testing.

State-Of-The-Art Equipment

Our clinic has the latest medical technology and equipment, ensuring that our patients receive the most advanced and effective care possible.

Convenient Location

Our clinic is conveniently located in the heart of the community, making it easy for patients to access our services.

Same-Day Appointments

We offer same-day appointments for urgent medical needs, ensuring that our patients receive prompt attention when they need it most.

Affordable care

We believe that quality healthcare should be accessible to everyone. We offer affordable care options and work with our patients to find the most cost-effective solutions for their healthcare needs.

Personalized Care

We believe in treating each patient as an individual, tailoring our care plans to meet their unique needs and preferences.

Patient Education

We believe that patient education is an important part of healthcare. Our healthcare professionals take the time to educate our patients about their conditions, treatment options, and preventative measures to help them maintain optimal health.

Compassionate Care

We understand that healthcare can be a stressful and emotional experience for many patients. Our healthcare professionals provide compassionate care, ensuring our patients feel supported and cared for throughout their healthcare journey.

Telemedicine Services

We offer telemedicine services, allowing our patients to connect with our healthcare professionals from the comfort of their homes.

Patient Portal

Our patient portal allows patients to access their medical records, schedule appointments, and communicate with our healthcare professionals online.

Commitment to Quality

We are committed to providing the highest quality care to our patients, and we continually evaluate and improve our services to ensure that we are meeting the highest standards of care.

Choosing CoreMed Plus as your healthcare provider ensures that you will receive high-quality, comprehensive care from experienced healthcare professionals. Our commitment to personalized care, affordability, and patient education sets us apart from other healthcare providers, and we are dedicated to helping our patients achieve optimal health and wellness.

Meet Dr. Mark Richter

I grew up in Florida as the oldest of five sons. After earning my degree from the University of Florida, I pursued my medical education in the Dominican Republic. 1988 I began my Family Practice Residency at the “old” Pontiac General Hospital. I have been providing medical care to the same community since 1991, first in Waterford and later at our current location in White Lake, where I continue to practice today. I take pride in being board certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians and remain committed to Primary Care. 

I am passionate about promoting a healthy lifestyle, including a proper “balanced” diet, exercise, exposure to healthy outdoor activities, and achieving work-life balance. I married my Medical School Sweetheart, Barbara, and we are fortunate to have two adult children and a granddaughter. We have been residents of Oakland County since 1988 and enjoy all that Michigan has to offer.

Meet Briahnnon Long NP-BC

Briahnnon Long, NP-BC, graduated from Oakland University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and worked as a Cardiac Intensive Care Unit nurse. She then pursued her Master of Science in Nursing. She graduated from The University of Michigan Flint in 2020 and became board certified by The American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She works in the acute care setting as a hospitalist and in the subacute care setting at a skilled nursing facility. She has special interests in health and wellness, preventative medicine, and chronic care management in the primary care setting. She loves being outdoors, cheering on her husband and two children in hockey, and camping and boating in the summer.

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If you’re ready to take charge of your health and embark on a journey toward a healthier, happier life, we invite you to contact us today. Our compassionate and knowledgeable staff is excited to take your call and help you on your health journey. We will work closely with you to develop a customized treatment plan that is right for you and provide the support and care you need every step of the way.

Don’t let health concerns hold you back – contact CoreMed Plus today and let us help you achieve optimal health and wellness. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you achieve a healthier, happier life.

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    Dr. Mark Richter Bio

    I grew up in Florida as the oldest of five sons. After earning my degree from the University of Florida, I pursued my medical education in the Dominican Republic. In 1988, I began my Family Practice Residency at the “old” Pontiac General Hospital. I have been providing medical care to the same community since 1991, first in Waterford and later at our current location in White Lake, where I continue to practice today. I take pride in being board certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians and remain committed to Primary Care. I am passionate about promoting a healthy lifestyle, including a proper “balanced” diet, exercise, exposure to healthy outdoor activities, and achieving work-life balance. I married my Medical School Sweetheart, Barbara, and we are fortunate to have two adult children and a granddaughter. We have been residents of Oakland County since 1988 and enjoy all that Michigan has to offer.