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Diabetic, stage 3 CKD 585.3, Calcium 10.7, BUN 28 Creating 1.90, B12 1256. Is it normal?

Lab tests indicate stage 3 CKD 585.3 Is this a serious condition for my husband who is 63 yrs old with left CAD with stent in LCA. RCA is 95 percent blocked but stenosed so hard the doc can t get through it. Diagnosed also with Type 2 Diabetes 250,0 obesity . A1C is 6.7 and average glucose 146. MONO is 14.4. Calcium 10.7 BUN 28 Creating 1.90 B12 is 1256 Doc said to watch diet, that s all. Can you advised if this is serious?
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Stage 3 CKD is eGFR between 30 and 60.
Your doctor is right that dietary precautions are to be adopted. 
Keep monitoring renal functions regularly.
The following are general dietary guidelines:

...Decreasing protein intake may slow the progression of chronic kidney disease
....Salt restriction to be limited from 2to 4grams a day to avoid fluid retention and help control high blood pressure.
....Restriction of Fluid intake
... Potassium restriction. Examples of foods high in potassium include bananas, oranges, nuts, avocados, and potatoes.
....Phosphorus restriction: Decreasing phosphorus intake is recommended to protect bones. Eggs, beans, cola drinks, and dairy products are examples of foods high in phosphorus.
 control blood pressure and/or diabetes
stop smoking
lose excess weight.
Avoid pain killers 
Herbal preparations.
Get vaccinated for influenza and pneumococcal vaccine.
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