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How To Improve Kidney Function With Diabetes

2014-03-30 11:25

How To Improve Kidney Function With DiabetesHow to improve kidney function with diabetes? Diabetes,or called diabetes mellitus, is one of the contributing factors to chronic kidney disease. If left untreated, it will do damages on the kidneys and deteriorate kidney function. Thus, many people want to know how to enhance kidney function with diabetes.

For the above question, let’s have a first look at what does diabetes do to the kidneys.

With diabetes, the small blood vessels in the body are injured. When the blood vessels in your kidneys are damaged, your kidneys cannot clean your blood properly. In this condition, more water and salt will retain in your body, which will cause weight gain and ankle swelling. You may have proteinuria. Also wastes like creatinine and blood urea nitrogen will build up in your blood.

The following tips can make your kidneys work better and last longer.

1. Control your diabetes

2. Control your high blood pressure

3. Correct any problems in your urinary system

4. Get treatment for urinary tract infection

5. Avoid any medications that may damage the kidneys

How are the kidneys kept working as long as possible?

The kidney doctor will plan your treatment with you, your family and dietitian according to your specific medical conditions. Two things kept in mind for keeping your kidneys healthy are controlling high blood pressure with medications-ACE inhibitors and following a renal diabetic diet. Protein restriction may also be helpful.

Improve kidney function with Chinese medicine treatment

Chinese medicine treatment not only refers to Chinese herbs, but also includes Micro-Chinese medicine osmotherapy, medicated bath, foot bath, acupuncture and Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Yoga. All these therapies can regulate internal structure of your body and balance Yin and Yong as well as providing Qi for your damaged kidneys. They aim to restore injured kidney structure and active injured but not necrotic cells. After the above treatment, your kidney function can be improved naturally and effectively.

Controlling corresponding symptoms and Chinese medicines treatment have a significance in improving kidney function with diabetes. Any question, just feel free to consult our online experts or leave us a message below.

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