So: studying my blood test results (see another thread I started recently with another question based on the data! Dang you guys know a lot about me!), I found that my creatinine levels are at exactly the very max of the healthy range male, 1.2 mg/l.
Worried that they're at exactly the max, I started researching it and two different facts seem like they are true, if I am interpreting the Interwebs correctly:
First, one significant cause of high creatinine levels is a high meat diet (paleo!)
Second, high creatinine levels are a significant marker of kidney disease/failure.
So (Socrates was a man; all men are mortal; therefore...) -- it seems like both of those statements are true and, if so, I'm wondering what the causal relationship between these is: does eating a lot of meat likely lead to kidney problems (which then causes the creatinine levels to rise)?
Biology was never my forte so I'm likely misinterpreting something or missing vital information--does anyone have any clues?
Bueller, anyone, anyone? Thank you!!! morgan