What Are the Consequence of High Creatinine in Diabetics
What do high creatinine levels mean?
Creatinine is a break-down product of creatine in muscle, and is usually produced at a fairly constant rate by the body. Creatinine is chiefly filtered out of the blood by the kidneys. Healthy kidneys can remove the wastes and excessive fluid from the blood. When your kidneys are damaged, they fail to work normally. As a result, wastes build up in the body, causing a lot of symptoms. In summary, high creatinine levels demonstrates that 50% kidneys are damaged.
The consequence of high creatinine levels
Under this condition the treatment you receive does not stop your kidneys further being damaged, it is very dangerous for you. It may eventually develop into end-stage renal disease. End-stage renal disease is a condition in which your kidneys completely or almost completely fail to work as it used to be. Under that condition, dialysis or renal transplant is coming and you are at risk of developing complications.
If you receive an effective treatment which can halt kidney further damage and restore impaired kidneys, it is possible to reverse your kidney disease or stop progressing. You may live with it for your rest life.
Besides the treatments which affects the consequence of high creatinine levels, diet and lifestyle play important role on the disease progressing. You can consult your doctor about what you can eat and what you should not eat. A dietician can help you to make meal plan which is suitable to you.
If you are a smoker, please give up it because it is unfavorable to your kidneys.
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