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A 47-year-old female asked about a 72-year-old male:

age 72. elevated creatinine 180, normal range 115 treated hypertension and diabetis2. a1c little below average. 10kg wight loss, no apetite. dialysis?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Kidney disease : The need for dialysis is clinical. Based on speaking to a patient, do an examination and lab testing. Some patients with poor kidney function on lab testing do not benefit from dialysis.

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