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A 53-year-old member asked:

What are my options if i have diabetes and kidney problems?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
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.
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Control blood sugar: Limit protein and salt intake. Healthy diet with lots of fiber and vegetables, diet to slowly lose weight if overweight. Get plenty of exercise.

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Does diabetes cause kidney problems?

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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.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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