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    What can CKD stage 1-2 tell?

    In CKD stage 1 kidney function is normal but there is other evidence of kidney disease. CKD stage 2 is mildly reduced kidney function, GFR 60-89mls/min/1.73m2. There are usually no symptoms to indicate the kidneys are damaged. Because kidneys do a good job even when they are not functioning at 100%, most people will not know they have CKD stage 1-2. Once it detected, it has much possibility to be revered through prompt treatment.

    Some ways a person may discover they are in CKD stage 1-2

    -If people do find out they are in stage 1-2, it is usually because they were being tested for another condition such as diabetes or high blood pressure (the two leading cause of kidney disease).

    -Higher than normal levels of creatinine or urea in the blood.

    -Blood or protein in the urine.

    -Evidence of kidney damage in an MRI, CT scan, ultrasound or contrast X-ray.

    -A family history of Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD).

    What should patients with CKD stage 1-2 do?

    Eat a healthy diet

    -Include a variety of grains, especially whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables.

    -Limit intake of refined and processed foods high in sugar and sodium.

    -Potassium and phosphorus are usually not restricted unless blood levels are above normal.

    -Choose a diet that is low in saturated fat and cholesterol and moderate in total fats.

    If you still want to know more about suggestions about diet for stage 1-2, you are welcomed to send us more about your condition to, our experts can give you some medical advices within 48 hours.

    Keep blood pressure at a healthy level

    * 125/75 for those with diabetes

    * 130/85 for non-diabetes and non-proteinuria

    * 125/75 for non-diabetes with proteinuria

    Lifestyle changes

    Life style changes can help keep the patients and their kidneys healthier longer.The patients should exercise regularly,stop smoking, check and keep blood pressure and blood sugar under control.


    Acupuncture is a classic form of traditional Chinese medicine and has been used to treat a variety of conditions.It plays an important role in managing early stages of CKD.This therapy can help relieve inflammation in kidneys to slow fibrosis of kidney tissues.Additionally, it is effective in the relieving associated conditions associated with stages 1 and 2 CKD, such as high blood pressure, back pain etc. If you are also interested in Traditional Chinese Medicine, you are welcomed to leave us a message below.

    Chinese herbal medicines

    Some patients worry about the side effects caused by western medicines, so they prefer Chinese herbal medicine to help relieve some symptoms and slow down the progression of the condition.

    Some certain Chinese herbal medicines chosen by experts according to patients' specific condition to help recover kidney function. In that case, CKD stage 3 can be effectively avoided.

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