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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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How can kidney function be improved?

How can I improve kidney function? My PCP commented I noticed that the kidney function bumped up with a creatinine from 0.9 to 1.3. We need to repeat this test and if it remains elevated then I will refer you to see a kidney specialist. I am diabetic who recently had the Gastric Bypass to see if I could improve or eliminate my diabetes after 15 years. I am trying to drink lots of water but right now it is a little difficult due to bloating.
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
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In my opinion, the first step to improve your kidney function is to stop eating too much meat.

Review your diet and drugs with your diabetes specialist to have a proper control of diabetes, or if you're taking oral anti-diabetes drugs (which may alter kidney and liver function too) consult for the option to pass on insulin therapy.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Dr. Elton Halili,
General & Family Physician
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