I am a 30-year-old male. I have diabetes and hypertension. I am taking the following medicines.
Telpres 40 twice a day, Zomelis 50 mg/1000 mg twice a day, and Etilaam S- 10 once in the night.
Yesterday I did a microalbumin-creatinine ratio test which is 67:93. Is this ratio high? I am worried about it. Please help.
Welcome to icliniq.com. ACR (albumin to creatinine ratio) of 30-300 equals what is called microalbuminuria.
It is an effect of diabetes on the kidney.
Telmisartan is a good treatment for it.
Good control of diabetes, and also good control of blood pressure (below 130/80 mmHg) are mandatory to avoid deterioration.
Follow up of this test is recommended every three months as long as it is 30-300.
Thank you doctor,
I am tensed as my ratio is high. Are any tests or medicines required?
Thank you doctor,
My HbA1c is 6.9 and my blood pressure is 130/80 mmHg.
Welcome back to icliniq.com.
Continue the same treatment and repeat the microalbuminuria test after three months. Do renal functions also.
Please avoid a high salt diet.
Make the protein content in your diet moderate, not high or not low.
Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption.
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