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I have type 2 diabetes , high blood pressure. I am having issues with my kidneys. My creatinine # is 134 and my GFR is 40. That was in Nov 2017 . My Dr missed it. I am going tomorrow for a new test. I'm framing out.

Doctor's Assistant: When was last time you had a check up? Is there a history of high blood pressure in your family?

Yes and type 2 diabetes . I have had almost all the symptoms of stage 3 kidney failure. The GfR of 40 says it is in the stage 3b range.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

My blood sugar has been high for a long time.

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I have been diagnosed with neuropathy, amyotrophy and autonomic neuropathy.
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
opps my a1c was 11.0 in Aug 2017.
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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

I'm very sorry about this diagnosis

Most likely you have chronic kidney disease from diabetes

You can improve it with strict blood sugar control

you have to get your A1c around 7.0 and the kidney function will improve

But I won't sugar coat it. There is definitely some damage done

But you can live a very normal life with this amount of kidney function

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I had a blood test on Monday and my creatinine was 73 and my GFR was 60 . Am I still in kidney failure ?
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

Technically, not really

you are borderline

but that is great news!

that means your kidneys have recovered a lot

get your diabetes under control and you will be fine

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
One last question , I had a MRI done a few years ago and my Dr said the results were nothing to worry about. Would you look at it and give me your opinion ?
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