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Does diabetes cause kidney problems?

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
4 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. Raj Singh
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Diabetes causes several kidney problems ANS one of the leading causes of end stage renal disease requiring dialysis.

In brief: Yes

Diabetes causes several kidney problems ANS one of the leading causes of end stage renal disease requiring dialysis.
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh
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