A 53-year-old male asked:
What could cause a creatinine level to rise to 1.6 when it has always been normal. i am a 57 year old male well maintained diabetic with a 5.9 a1c?
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Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Possible dehydration: It depends on what time interval you are talking about, to a certain extent. If it was 2 years since your last test, it may be natural progression of diabetic kidney disease. But if it was just recently, there is a reasonable chance you were somewhat dehydrated. Either way you should discuss this with your primary, and get the labs monitored carefully, or start a work up for kidney disease
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Last updated Sep 20, 2017
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