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CKD and Diabetes: Creatinine 7.2 and Blood Sugar 220

2015-12-01 17:23

Diabetes is a leading cause for Kidney Disease. If diabetes causes CKD, doctors call it Diabetic Nephropathy. What does creatinine 7.2 and Blood Sugar Level 220 mean? Read on and find the details about this individual medical condition.

Blood Sugar Level 220

The normal range of blood sugar level is 70~100milligrams per deciliter in fasting blood sugar and 135~140 milligrams per deciliter after meal. No matter you measure blood sugar before or after meal, 220 is a really high level, and if the Diabetes is not well controlled, it will develop into advanced Diabetes and cause damages to other organs. An advanced case of diabetes can develop if Having too much glucose in the bloodstream for prolonged periods can damage the heart, liver, kidneys, eyes, nerves and other organs.

Kidneys are easily affected by Diabetes. Creatinine is an measure to find out how well your kidneys work.

Creatinine 7.2

Creatinine is the byproduct of muscular activity, which will be filtered out by healthy kidneys. When kidneys are damaged, the creatinine will build up in blood, causing High Creatinine Level.

However, creatinine fails to reflect the kidney damage at the first time. Usually, when there is a element in creatinine level, it says that at least 50% of kidney functions have gone away.

The normal range of creatinine level is 0.6~1.2 in adult. Creatinine 7.2 is really a high level, which indicates the severe kidney damages. Usually, for such a high creatinine level, dialysis may be suggested.

In addition, if you are suffering severe other diseases, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, liver disease or heart problem etc, dialysis will be suggested to use earlier, even your kidney function is not too low.

As for your condition: CKD and Diabetes, Creatinine 7.2 and Blood Sugar 220 is not enough for me to make a diagnosis, it is hard to offer you more detailed suggestions. Thereby, you are suggested to email your medical report to Kidney-support@hotmail.com  and I am glad to help.

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