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I have been diagnosed with CKD stage 3. What is prognosis for progressing to stage 4 and 5 ?

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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: CKD prognosis

The prognosis for the progression of ckd would depend on the causes of ckd and how well controlled the underlyng conditions are.
All cause mortality increases as kidney function worsens. The leading cause of death in patients with ckd is cardiovascular disease, regardless of whether there is progression to stage 4 and 5. It's important to minimize cardiovascular risks and avoid nephrotoxic drugs.

In brief: CKD prognosis

The prognosis for the progression of ckd would depend on the causes of ckd and how well controlled the underlyng conditions are.
All cause mortality increases as kidney function worsens. The leading cause of death in patients with ckd is cardiovascular disease, regardless of whether there is progression to stage 4 and 5. It's important to minimize cardiovascular risks and avoid nephrotoxic drugs.
Dr. Michio Abe
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Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depnds

Ckd stage means your kidney is functioning between 60-30 percent.
To prevent progression to stage 4 or 5, you must control your underling disease. So if you have diabetes, you want the best A1c such as below 6.5. If you have high blood pressure, you want your BP to be normal like 120/80.

In brief: Depnds

Ckd stage means your kidney is functioning between 60-30 percent.
To prevent progression to stage 4 or 5, you must control your underling disease. So if you have diabetes, you want the best A1c such as below 6.5. If you have high blood pressure, you want your BP to be normal like 120/80.
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
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