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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 glomeruli to close down, resuting in that filterstion function gradualy decreases to a point that both kidneys stop working. Therefore urine accumulates in the blood. it can be detected by doing blood tests( urea,creatinine). This is permanant. ...Read more
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 glomeruli to close down, resuting in that filterstion function gradualy decreases to a point that both kidneys stop working. Therefore urine accumulates in the blood. it can be detected by doing blood tests( ...Read more
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 (shrivelling up) of the tiny blood capillaries in the glomeruli (min filters) of kidney. This leads to progressive loss of function. Patients usually require dialysis or kidney transplantation within 3 years of diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had baby at 21 weeks because no fluid or.Kidneys in baby. I am diabetic and have diabetic kidney problems. Was this my fault she had no.Fluid?
Not your fault: Diabetic mothers have a slightly increased risk of having babies with congenital abnormalities. However vast majority of diabetic mothers have perfectly normal babies, although they tend to larger at birth than babies born to non-diabetics, who can also have similar problems. Sympathize with your loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diabetic nephropathy: Diabetes causing high blood sugar can damage kidneys because sugar is filtered by kidney glomeruli. High blood sugar damages the filters so that larger molecules such as protein, which normall are retained, escape through the filters causing proteinuria or albuninuria which damages kidneys firther.Kidney damage causes hypertension whichs adds to damage.Early diagnosis & treatment can slow disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What tests can be conducted to rule out kidney problems in a person who has diabetes and hypertension?
No real cure: Although there is nothing great at reversing damage, you need to focus on preventing further damage. Good control of sugars and blood pressure is essential. Medications such as ace inhibitors or arbs are also useful. Drink plenty of water, avoid non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, and keep a close eye on your labs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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. ...Read more
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When you are a diabetic , and you pass gas , why does it smell like sewage . Is it because of my kidney problems?
Can I have laser liposuction if I have diabetes and kidney problems? I would like to have it performed on a few areas of body as I have read some positive things about it. First i need to know if having my health conditions precludes me from having laser
Possibly.: Patients with medical “problems” are sometimes able to undergo elective plastic surgical procedures. These patients should have the medical conditions under good control; evaluation by their family practitioners/ internist is important prior to proceeding. This pre-operative “clearance” will provide your plastic surgeon with helpful information. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My mother is overweight causing diabetes and now kidney problems. What are her chances of overcoming this?
Needs Better Control: She needs better diabetic control under care of her doctor and nutritionist 1weight loss.Depends how overweight she is.May include proper eating habits, exercise;if grossly obese she may be a candidate for bariatric surgery 2oral meds and/or Insulin to control her blood sugar and a1c close to6.5 3bp;cholesterol control 4no smoking 5regular medical check ups/specialist nephrologist, eye md, podiatris. ...Read more
I am 21 years and diabetic(type 1). I am interested in bodybuilding. So is hydrolyzed whey better or whey for my kidneys? I have no kidney problems.
Be careful: Good Luck for your body building , Yes if you want it you can , but need to take care of special needs due to your diabetes , first you must be under medical supervision with your doctor , some of supplements used in body building , do have kidney damaging chemicals ,.are non regulated You have to take all precautions to prevent future kidney failure , consult your doctor ...Read more
Why is small stuff floating in my urine making it cloudy? (i think its protein but im still concerned) i don't have any kidney problems but diabetes runs on my moms side of the family.
Significant numbers.: Renal failure after liver transplantation is common.Subjects with severe kidney impairment (ki) before lt experience further deterioration after lt, & a number of subjects with mild ki also experience further deterioration post lt. Diabetes mellitus should not prevent subjects from undergoing lt, prognosis isno worse & # are cured of dm after lt. 7 - 20+% develop denovo dm after lt. ? > if hepc+ve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a person with cardio, high blood pressure, diabetic and kidney problems use chlorophyll plus guarana?
What could cause glucose in urine when not diabetic, not pregnant, no kidney problems, and normal urinalysis since that test?
It can be you: Renal glycosuria can happen whenever the kidney tubules get dinged a bit -- anything from trivial ibuprofen toxicity to deadly Wilson's disease -- producing a "Fanconi" glycosuria. And some people just don't reabsorb glucose well and often / always have glycosuria which is a non-problem. There are also lab errors. ...Read more
My right foot seems to get swollen pretty often...I am diabetic and have high blood pressure...I have also had a small heart attack and was hospitalized...Is this a sign of maybe some blood clots in my legs or kidney problems??
Since only one foot swells, I would suspect a vein problem in that leg or a possible problem with the ankle or foot itself. Your physician could advise you best after an examination and ordering certain tests depending upon the results of his/her examination. Such tests may include an ultrasound of the leg veins and an assessment of the quantity of protein in your urine. ...Read more
Lab tests: Urine should be checked for protein once a year with a test for microscopic levels of Albumin (often called micro-albumin). Blood should be checked for BUN (blood urea nitrogen) to measure the levels of nitrogen-containing waste levels. Higher levels mean the kidney is not as efficient as it should be. A calculated value called egfr reflects the kidneys' ability to remove waste products. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Kidney failure: The ultimate "consequence" of diabetic kidney disease is kidney failure and possibility of dialysis or kidney transplant. At this stage, best we can do is help the child control his/her risk factors which is to keep as normal blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol as possible. Keep close contact with his/her physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Protein in urine: Diabetes affects kidneys in several ways, causes leakage of protein especially Albumin in the urine and causes reduction in the filtration rate of the kidneys. Over time the kidney becomes more scarred and BP becomes difficult to control. Diabetes is the most common cause of kidney disease requiring dialysis and transplantation. Regular follow with your primary care physician is important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None: Diabetes can hurt the kidneys and not be detectable on urine or blood test. In fact, studies have been done on diabetes patients who have normal kidney test, yet biopsies of these patients show damage. Diabetic retinopathy correlates with diabetic nephropathy. Studies have shown ace inhibitors to be protective of kidneys on both normotensive and hypertensive patients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
20-40%: About 40% of type 1 diabetes patients with kidney disease will develop kidney failure within 20 years without strict blood pressure and glucose control. About 20% of type 2 diabetes patients with kidney disease will develop kidney failure within 20 years, but blood pressure control has seemed to be less effective in completely stopping progression in these patients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a succesful kidney transplant after losing a kidney to diabetic kidney disease. Will i still suffer with the new one?
Very much so: Children can be born with congenital kidney problems of various dgerees of severity & can develop kiney problems as small children. Children can have polycystic, multicystic or dysplastic kidneys. Horseshoe or ectopic kidneys. Hydronephrotic obstructed kidneys either in single or one segment or both segments of a duplex kidney. Pyelonephritis, glomerulonephtitis, hemolytic- uremic syndrome, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several Conditions: Following can cause kidney problems 1diabetese mellitus 2uncontrolled high blood pressure 3kidney conditions like polycystic kidneys, pyelonephritis, glomerulonephritis or problem you are born with 4narrow or blocked renal arteries 5long term use of meds that are toxic to kidneys like nsaids like ibuprophen;celebrex but diabetese and high blood pressure are most common leading to kidney failure. ...Read more
Yes but: kidney disease happens faster with uncontrolled bp [should be <130/80 in diabetese] or sugars [ideal 80-130 fasting ,80-180 2 hours after meals, control weight , walk, may lose all diabetese if type 2[not needing insulin unless high sugar on pills[still produce insulin]if stage 4 [gfr <30 if on metformin[met part of januvia]can cause lactic acidosis. sitagliptin also risk if stage 4,use half dose ...Read more
Not likely: Glutathione is produced naturally by the liver and I'm not aware of any toxicity problems with it. It is sometimes actually given to patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing dialysis. Any other questions can be answered by your pharmacist who has more access to this information. ...Read more
Kidney problems: It depends on the kidney problem. For people with chronic kidney disease or who or on dialysis, cheese has alot of phosphorus and that can build up in the body. If someone is having stones or other bladder infections, cheese should not directly effect the kidneys. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In fact: Glutathione IV is GIVEN in patients with kidney failure to supposedly help "tired blood" (anemia) There are no scientifically based medical studies showing the effectiveness of supplementing this chemical which is produced in large quantities in normal LIVER. MY OPINION ONLY Hope it helps Dr Z ...Read more
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
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