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What Does High Creatinine Level Mean for An Insulin Dependent Type 1 Diabetes

2019-03-03 16:46| Font Size A A A

What Does High Creatinine Level Mean for An Insulin Dependent Type 1 DiabetesWith diabetes for years, patients are often suggested to do various tests to check whether there are any complications. What does high creatinine level mean for an insulin dependent type 1 diabetes? Read on to learn more information.

1. Can diabetes cause high creatinine?

Creatinine elevation in diabetes means that diabetes leads to kidney damage, which is one of the most common complications of diabetes mellitus. Increased serum creatinine in Diabetic Nephropathy is a common clinical manifestation in advanced stage of patients. Increased creatinine is due to the replacement of normal nephron by fibrous tissues and the decrease of drainage and detoxification capacity of kidneys.

2. How to treat high creatinine in diabetes mellitus?

The conventional treatment is dialysis in western medicine. Dialysis can play the role of artificial kidney, but not for the treatment of kidney. Even if dialysis is used, it also needs to protect kidney function. Because the longer the dialysis, the less kidney function. Therefore, patients can not always rely on dialysis. It is suggested that dialysis should be accompanied by the systematic treatment of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) to further improve the detoxification ability of inherent kidney cells.

If your creatinine level is not high enough to start dialysis, you can also take systemic Chinese medicine treatment to improve your medical condition. For example, Toxin-Removing Treatment can be taken to improve internal environment. This treatment is also known as Detoxification Therapy. It makes use of therapies such as Medicated Bath, Foot Bath, Navel Therapy, Steam Therapy and so on to eliminate waste products such as creatinine and urea from the blood via urine, sweat and bowel movement. It can also dilate blood vessels and remove stasis to improve blood circulation and increase blood flow into kidneys so as to provide nidus with enough essential elements such as oxygen, nutrients and active ingredients of medicine to speed up kidney recovery. Moreover, it can reduce renal inflammation and halt the progression of disease. After about half month’s treatment, creatinine level will be reduced by at least 10%.

What does high creatinine level mean for an insulin dependent type 1 diabetes? Now you know that it means kidneys are damaged. If you do not want to start dialysis, you should take treatment as early as possible to prevent further kidney damage. For more information on Diabetic Nephropathy treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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