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Prognosis of Type 1 Diabetes with GFR of 19

2014-01-02 14:22

When people with type 1 diabetes suffer severe kidney damage, they will experience very severe complications and discomforts. A major concern for them is what will happen next.The prognosis of type 1 diabetes with GFR of 19 will be described in the following content.

How serious is type 1 diabetes with GFR of 19?

Glomeruli are filters in kidneys.In right condition,they can filter out waste products from body and meanwhile keep the useful substances in body.

However,in type 1 Diabetes,long-term high blood glucose can make the kidneys work harder.Over time,the glomeruli will become impaired and necrotic.

GFR measures how much blood is filtered by glomeruli each minute.The normal range of GFR is 90-125ml/min.A person with GFR of 19 is in stage 4 chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Prognosis of type 1 diabetes with GFR of 19

The prognosis of type 1 diabetes with GFR of 19 varies from individual to individual.Some patients may be able to live a high-quality life as the general population.However,some may develop end stage renal disease (ESRD) in a short period.What factors can affect the prognosis of type 1 diabetes with GFR of 19?


Diabetes kidney disease is a very difficult condition to manage.Diabetes itself usually can cause many complications. In addition, as renal function declines,a large number of complications will also appear.These complications can worsen the prognosis of type 1 diabetes significantly.Aggressive control of these complications is very important to improve the prognosis of type 1 diabetes with GFR of 19.Email to kidneycares@hotmail.com  to get medical suggestions to control the complications.


The conservative treatments for diabetes kidney disease mainly include insulin and medications to control diabetes and medications to control the symptoms like high blood pressure, edema etc.

However,to control type 1 diabetes with GFR of 19 fundamentally,Stem Cell Therapy will be the recommended treatment.This therapy can treat diabetes kidney disease from underlying cause to reverse kidney damage remarkably. So the prognosis of type 1 diabetes with GFR of 19 will be improved fundamentally.

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