A member asked:

My father has one kidney by birth. his creatinine level is 1.8 and serum urea is 80 mg/dl,weight is 89 kg.is this serum urea level dangerous? he's a hypertension patient for several years and a diabetic type 2 patient?

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Dr. Jay Park answered

Your concern over your dad's health is more than justified. Diabetes mellitus is the leading cause for kidney failure in adults. He needs close follow-up by an internist or kidney specialist.

Answered 9/18/2021



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