Hypertension

Hypertension or high blood pressure is a health condition where the force exerted by the blood on the artery wall is high. Persistent high blood pressure is a significant risk factor for stroke, heart failure, chronic kidney disease, cardiovascular diseases, etc.

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Is albumin-creatinie ratio of 67:93 a high reading?

Query: Hello doctor, 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 ...  Read Full »


Dr. Tarek Algamal

Answer: Hello, 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 mandat...  Read Full »

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