A 21-year-old member asked:
What can diabetics do to prevent or delay chronic kidney disease (ckd)?
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Pediatrics 50 years experience
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Control diabetes: Uncontrolled diabetes is the number one reason why a person develops ckd. So inorder to delay or prevent ckd, you must control your blood sugar. You should aim for the lowest hemoglobin A1c you can obtain and this lower you risk of developing ckd.
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Last updated Jan 12, 2016
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