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Re: [IP] question about kidneys



Ashley

Here is three sites that have a lot of kidney information and links to other
sites.
Kari;
http://www.kidneywise.com/
http://www.kidneydirections.com/
http://www.nephron.com/


> I went to the dr and had a complete blood panel done and it showed my
kidneys
> were fine.  Then I did a 24 hr urine and it showed protein spilling.  So I
was
> put on Diovan (which I loved but advance PCS said I could save a lot of
money
> if I went on cozaar).  So now I am on cozaar.  Has anyone had experiences
with
> both?
> Does anyone have any advice or a website I can read that tells me what I
can
> do to take better care of my kidneys...what to avoid, what not to avoid?
> I know doctors can't tell you much because of legal reasons about the
> prognosis, but does this mean I will eventually die of kidney failure and
have
> to be on dialysis one day?
> Can I reverse this condition with better control (my a1c is a 6.6, but if
I go
> down to 5.5)?
> I know I am asking a lot of questions today!  But I have been away from
the
> list for so long and I have some real concerns.
> Ashley
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