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What is the status of my kidneys?

Q: My creatinine is 2.3 and my GFR is 37.12. How long can I survive on drugs? Where is best kidney institute in India?

A:Very limited information has been provided which makes it hard to discern the cause of your kidney disease. However, your kidneys are functioning at 37% level. In certain diseases kidney function is lost gradually over many years than others. Nevertheless, with the advances in Medicine individuals survive longer than previously due to available therapies including medicines, dialysis and transplantation. Besides seeing a kidney specialist who can specifically diagnose and treat your condition you should exercise strict BP control ( <125/75), glucose control (if you are a diabetic), be on medicines called ACE inhibitors which slow kidney damage, control your cholesterol, consume healthy diet, control weight and correct your anaemia.

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