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Does the kidney affect the insulin making process?
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Dr. David Geffner
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
In brief: Could
If you are in poor control because of renal disease the hyperglycemia and hyperlipidemia associated with poor control can decrease the Insulin producing islet cells from making enough insulin.
Talk to your doctor.

In brief: Could
If you are in poor control because of renal disease the hyperglycemia and hyperlipidemia associated with poor control can decrease the Insulin producing islet cells from making enough insulin.
Talk to your doctor.
Dr. David Geffner
Dr. David Geffner
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Dr. Michael Carson
Internal Medicine
In brief: No
Insulin is made by the pancreas.
The pancreas also secretes fluid and enzymes into the intestines that help you digest food. The kidneys regulate the salt and water levels in your body, and help get rid of certain waste products.

In brief: No
Insulin is made by the pancreas.
The pancreas also secretes fluid and enzymes into the intestines that help you digest food. The kidneys regulate the salt and water levels in your body, and help get rid of certain waste products.
Dr. Michael Carson
Dr. Michael Carson
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