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Is there anything that can help with my stage 4 kidney

Customer Question

is there anything that can help with my stage 4 kidney disease? my dr hasn't done anything in the last year but take blood tests and take my blood pressure. nothing other than my regular doctor.. i thought a specialist would do more
JA: Is this a time sensitive issue? What type of specimen are they testing?
Customer: creatinine, GFR and complete other things that would be tested..the last GFR was 18.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: i am diabetic but she already knows that
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 12 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 12 months ago.

diabetes can cause damage to your kidneys long term

have you worked on loosing weight and exercising to help reverse obesity or diabetes?

cutting carbohydrates out of your diet and exercising can help you loose weight.

how old are you?