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What are the consequences of diabetic kidney disease in a child?
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
In brief: Unfortunately
No treatment can take diabetes out of the kidneys.
This is a work in ongoing presearch in research. The kidneys are destined to fail in several years. Control of diabetes, BP & ace inhibitors as tolerated is the only treatment to delay dialysis. The only good thing about kidney failure here is becoming eligible for dual transplant, kidney & pancreas, which cures both kidney failure & diabetes too!

In brief: Unfortunately
No treatment can take diabetes out of the kidneys.
This is a work in ongoing presearch in research. The kidneys are destined to fail in several years. Control of diabetes, BP & ace inhibitors as tolerated is the only treatment to delay dialysis. The only good thing about kidney failure here is becoming eligible for dual transplant, kidney & pancreas, which cures both kidney failure & diabetes too!
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Dr. Tarek Naguib
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