A member asked:

What should a gfr reading be for a healthy 58 year old male....i am a 58 year old diabetic for 15 years.a1c 6.0.bun normal creatinine 1.3..why?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers

>90 ml/mint: Normal eGFR should be more than 90 ml/minute. Visit this site for more info: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/007305.htm

Answered 12/23/2018


Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

GFR limitations: GFR is an estimated value based on creatinine at the time that might be highly influenced by immediate conditions that preceded the test, such as mild dehydration or OTC meds. It is mostly the trend that is used by kidney specialists in order to estimate for possible damage on the kidney and possible onset of chronic kidney disease. Would suggest establishing with a nephrologist, given 15 yrs diab

Answered 12/27/2018



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