Hello.Welcome.Presence of protein in urine
means poorly controlled diabetes.Get 24 hrs protein in urine done.Diabetic Nephropathy
is preceded by microalbuminaria (30-300mg albumin/24 hrs),a potentially reversible disease.Overt proteinuria is more than 300 mg albumin/24 hrs and time taken from ocurrence of proteinuria to end stage renal failure
averages 5 years.management of D.Nephropathy is meticulous control of sugar and hypertension
,control of UTI,avoiding kidney toxic drugs and pain killers,giving ace inhibitors or ARBs even if normotensive and if Nephropathy has developed then low protein and potassium diet.Good luck.get your kidney biopsy done and always abide your doctors instuctions.