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Diabetic Kidney Disease:Symptoms,Treatment And Diet

2013-09-29 16:13

Diabetic kidney disease is a secondary condition to diabetes. It mainly occurs among people with more than ten years' history of diabetes.This article will introduce the symptoms,treatment and diet of diabetic kidney disease.

Diabetic kidney disease symptoms

In early stage of diabetic kidney disease, no signs show up. The only sign of kidney damage may be small trace of protein in urine. However,as diabetic kidney disease progresses,more symptoms will appear including:

Increased blood pressure

Higher cholesterol and triglyceride levels

Swelling in different body parts like feet and legs

Poor appetite


Difficult sleeping

Treatment for diabetic kidney disease

In general, diabetic kidney disease is treated with medicines that lower blood pressure and protect the kidneys.In early stage of kidney disease,these medications even can reverse the kidney damage.You should avoid medications which may be harmful to your kidneys especially NSAIDs. It is also important to keep your blood sugar level under control.Maintaining blood sugar level within normal range can prevent damage to the small tiny blood vessels in kidneys.

In a word,a number of medications are required to control the risk factors of kidney damage in diabetic kidney disease.

The latest treatment for diabetic kidney disease is to control diabetes and reverse kidney damage.If the kidney damage can be reversed,the patients will return to a normal life.How to reverse kidney damage in diabetes?Consult with our online doctor for more detailed treatment information now!

Diet for diabetic kidney disease

A balanced diet should benefit the control of diabetes and kidney disease.The following are some dietary suggestions for people with diabetic kidney disease.

Carbohydrate has the greatest effect on blood sugar levels. The amount of carbohydrate consumed should be limited.The patients are recommended to have sodium intake to 1,500mg daily.The intake of protein, sodium and phosphorus should also be limited.Email to kidneycares@hotmail.com  to get a personalized diet plan.

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