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Medicine for diabetic kidney problems

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 58 years experience
Poor fuction: The diabetes Melitus affects the part of the kidney which filter urine. These are called glomeruli. The dibetese causes the fine blood vessel in the g... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yu Sun
Dr. Yu Sunanswered
Cardiology 15 years experience
Kidney failure : Diabetic nephropathy (kidney disease), may lead to renal failure and needs dialysis or kidney transplantation.
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Kidney damage: Chronic conditon of kidneys which can develop after many years, usually > 15 years, primarily in patients with type 1 diabetes. Problem is sclerosis (... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not your fault: Diabetic mothers have a slightly increased risk of having babies with congenital abnormalities. However vast majority of diabetic mothers have perfect... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
No: A fetus does not need kidneys early because the placenta shifts the work of cleansing their blood to the mother.They do need them to start making a sm... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Yes: Diabetes causes several kidney problems ANS one of the leading causes of end stage renal disease requiring dialysis.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
NO.: Diabetics can get kidney problems and also have low back pain + leg pain, but the latter occurring do not cause or are from a kidney problem. Coincide... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Ashley
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 15 years experience
BG control: In people with dm and kidney problems, good control of blood sugar is essential. Controlling BP to under 120/80 is also key. Finally, especially if yo... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Urine and Blood: When visiting your primary care doctor, the doctor can perform simple urine and blood test to rule out kidney problems. The doctor can check your urin... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Nephrology and Dialysis 40 years experience
Control diabetes: This will slow progress. If advanced disease then options would include dialysis and transplant.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Diabetic eating: Vacation should not stop you from eating properly as you would if not on vacation. Always eat vegetables, fruit, lean meat, and salads.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 35 years experience
Possibly: If you have renal failure be on top of your dialysis. I would also be very mindful of following a good diabetic diet with lower carbs lower fats and a... Read More

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