Husband in stage three kidney disease

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anxious annie
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   Posted 2/25/2011 7:03 AM (GMT -6)   
 My husband is in stage 3 kidney damage.  He is diabettic and of course on insulin and pills.  He also has heart problems which I am sure is caused by the diabettes.  He went from stage 2 to stage 3 in a years time.  He has seen a kidney specialist but she hasn't given him any meds or helped him in any way that I can see.  She just talks to him and takes his money, and says come back in 6 months.  Just how serious is this and what should we expect.  We get no answers from the doctor.   Thanks for the advice.

anxious annie
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   Posted 3/2/2011 7:51 AM (GMT -6)   
  Don't want to be a bother but can anyone comment on this.

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   Posted 3/13/2011 6:55 PM (GMT -6)   
I have stage 3 kidney damage caused from lupus and with Diet and medications, things seem to be holding their own. I am not familuar with diabetes and kidneys...Have you visisted our diabetes forum and asked this question? i am sure someone over ther will be able to help you tremoundsly!!
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