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What could you do to prevent a kidney failure for a diabetic?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
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In brief: Diabetes checked

Keep your diabetes well checked and maintain hemoglobin A1c level close to 6.
0. Dcct(diabetic control and complication trial), a large multicenter collaborative study proved that good diabetic control prevented the development of renal failure or slowed down the progression of already developed diabetic nephropathy.

In brief: Diabetes checked

Keep your diabetes well checked and maintain hemoglobin A1c level close to 6.
0. Dcct(diabetic control and complication trial), a large multicenter collaborative study proved that good diabetic control prevented the development of renal failure or slowed down the progression of already developed diabetic nephropathy.
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Control risk factors

You need to control your risk factors.
Keep your A1c (average 2-3 months blood sugars) to < 7%, keep your blood pressure (very important) and cholesterol under control, maintain a healthy weight, and exercise at least 30 min 5 days/week. Please see your doctor regularly.

In brief: Control risk factors

You need to control your risk factors.
Keep your A1c (average 2-3 months blood sugars) to < 7%, keep your blood pressure (very important) and cholesterol under control, maintain a healthy weight, and exercise at least 30 min 5 days/week. Please see your doctor regularly.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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