Have my first appt with a nephrologist tomorrow morning. Was dx with diabetes about 2007 after a whipple surgery for pancreatic cancer. I started taking glyburide, then metformin and for the past 2 months on Lantus and Humalog if over 150 before meals.(Haven't had to take the humalog) I believe my kidneys were damaged by the 2 courses of chemo and radiation that I had. My numbers have never been high for any length of time. My creatinine clearance was low at 44 instead of 100 which is why I was referred to the nephrologist. I've been very worried about what I will find out and it seems like it has been FOREVER that I have been waiting for this appt (actually 4 weeks). From what I have found out on the net, once there is damage it doesn't go away. Hopefully, a person can slow it down. Anyway, I would like to encourage people to control what they can to avoid the complications. I will finally find out my true situation tomorrow-thank God.
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