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Is diabetes a major factor in kidney health?

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Dr. Fred Harvey
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Absolutely!

It is the primary cause of most chronic kidney disease.

In brief: Absolutely!

It is the primary cause of most chronic kidney disease.
Dr. Fred Harvey
Dr. Fred Harvey
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Dr. Michael Carson
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

Absolutely. Uncontrolled diabetes and hypertension are the most common causes of kidney failure in the United States.
Working with your doctor to control your diabetes through education, diet, and exercise is the best way to prevent strokes, heart attacks, kidney disease, and problems with blood supply to the feet and legs. Also, i can't say enough about the importance of not smoking.

In brief: Yes

Absolutely. Uncontrolled diabetes and hypertension are the most common causes of kidney failure in the United States.
Working with your doctor to control your diabetes through education, diet, and exercise is the best way to prevent strokes, heart attacks, kidney disease, and problems with blood supply to the feet and legs. Also, i can't say enough about the importance of not smoking.
Dr. Michael Carson
Dr. Michael Carson
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