When patients with HTN have a gradual increase in creatinine over time, they may have renal disease from their HTN. to screen for this, do a urinalysis to check for proteinuria. if proteinuria is present, start the patient on an ACEI or ARB
Learn more about the creatinine blood test, a test that measures kidney function. Learn what the results of the creatinine blood test mean and how abnormal creatinine levels in the blood may indicate kidney disease or kidney damage.
Questions : I am an kidney failure patients. From recent blood test, my doctor told my creatinine level and BUN level are both high then the normal levels. Can you tell me the reason of elevated creatinine and BUN? And what are the normal l