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I was prescribed lisinopril (5Mg), i looked it up to see

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i was prescribed lisinopril (5Mg), i looked it up to see what it's prescribed for, i do not have any of the heart issues that it's prescribed. I am recently type 2 diabetes diagnosed. can you tell me what other issues the Lisinopril can be used for?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
Hello, this is Dr. David. I have read your question and I'm ready to help.
lisinopril helps protect your kidneys from high blood pressure damage to your kidneys.
patients who have type 2 diabetes have increased chance of damage to their kidneys.
lisinopril can help protect the kidneys and prevent kidney damage.
you should still continue to exercise and eat healthy and control your blood pressure and blood sugar levels with your diabetes.
are you on medications for your type 2 diabetes?
is your blood pressure normal?