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Can a damaged kidney ( by diabetes and high blood pressure ) increase functionality with proper care? What is recommended?
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Dr. Liviu Klein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree
In brief: It depends
It depends on the level of the damage - assessed by the GFR (derived from a blood test).
Sometimes ace inhibitors or arb can slow down the progression of the disease. Controlling the blood pressure and diabetes also slow down the progression of the disease, but unfortunately reversing it is almost impossible if the disease is advanced.

In brief: It depends
It depends on the level of the damage - assessed by the GFR (derived from a blood test).
Sometimes ace inhibitors or arb can slow down the progression of the disease. Controlling the blood pressure and diabetes also slow down the progression of the disease, but unfortunately reversing it is almost impossible if the disease is advanced.
Dr. Liviu Klein
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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Kidney disease
Maybe good care can slow progression of kidney disease.

In brief: Kidney disease
Maybe good care can slow progression of kidney disease.
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