A 34-year-old member asked:
can diabetes mellitus contribute to kidney damage?
3 doctor answers
Dr. Andrew Malinchak answered
29 years experience Family Medicine
Kidney damage: Yes, most definately! that's why it's important to keep your blood sugars under control. Two common reasons for kidney dialysis are uncontrolled high blood pressure and uncontrolled diabetes.
Answered on Jan 19, 2017
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: One of the top causes of death in diabetics.
Answered on Dec 14, 2012
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