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Incipient diabetic nephropathy

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
Protein in urine: If you have diabetes, early diabetic nephropathy can be suspected if your doctor tests the urine for microalbumin, and then later for protein.Usually ... Read More
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Urine tests: For micro and macro amounts of Albumin in urine and blood tests of kidney function.

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Dr. Batul Valika
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Protein loss: High blood sugars and high blood pressure influence how the kidney clears waste products from our body. An early sign of impaired clearing is seeing i... Read More
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
See below: Diabetic nephropathy as the name suggests is a "disease" of the kidney in diabetics with appearance of protein in the urine and slow deterioration of ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Urine tests: Urinalysis, urine Albumin to creatinine ratio, blood biochemistry, serum creatinine with GFR estimation, kidney ultrasound . Tests to consider- 24 hou... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Hurt kidneys: High sugars as well as high blood pressure can damage your kidneys over time. Our kidneys filter and process things. When they're hurt, they don't fil... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Edema: Diabetic nephropathy causes glomerular damage and leakage of proteins in the urine. If left untreated it may progress to generalized edema, and renal... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Fialkow
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Diabetic nephropathy: Unfortunately diabetic nephropathy is usually asymptomatic until the kidney disease so very advanced. The things kidney doctors look for is protein i... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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It is...: a progressive damaging effects to capillaries in/near glomeruli leading to local inflammatory change and scarring with subsequent malfunction in filte... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
See below: Blood sugar control is extremely important it is important to maintain a Albumin level in the normal range and i generally do not recommend severe pr... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Nephrology and Dialysis 40 years experience
Control diabetes: This takes first priority. So the diet is a strict diabetes diet. Also, if not in an early stage in the nephropathy, protein restriction would be help... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Harvey
Geriatrics 37 years experience
No: There are other types of nephropathy, but diabetes is the cause of diabetic nephropathy.

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