Hi, I know how you feel. I went to see a consultant for another problem and was told that I have developed CKD3a and that my kidneys were functioning at 56%. I was shocked to say the least as had no symptoms, no family history, normal blood pressure and no diabetes in the family either. Turned out mine has probably been caused by excessive NSAIDS taken over a long period of time. The consultant was very nice, told me not to stress about it as it was considered 'mild' in their eyes and just to eat healthily. No special diet mentioned. Saw the GP afterwards and he was actually almost dismissive of it saying "oh that's mild, nothing to worry about"...but it is to me !! Anyway I have taken things into my own hands by eating 'more' healthily, taking more exercise, cut out the alcohol and am 'juicing' vegetables and fruit to get as many nutrients into my body as possible. I see my consultant at the end of February for a 3 month check to see what my creatinine level is so I am hoping it has stayed put - or even improved if that is possible.