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A 21-year-old male asked:

t1 diabetic, kidneys leaking 1000 mg of protein. is this full failure or k. disease that can be fixed with ramipril and good control of blood sugar?

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Dr. Maria gina Tiomico
Specializes in Family Medicine
Focus on sugar: Uncontrolled blood sugar is the most common reason to develop chronic kidney failure. A young person without other medical issues except diabetes will win the battle of frank kidney failure he/she focuses on getting that sugar adequately controlled asap

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