Diabetic nephropathy

What is Diabetic nephropathy?

Diabetic nephropathy is a progressive kidney disease caused by angiopathy of capillaries in the kidney glomeruli. It is characterized by nephrotic syndrome and diffuse glomerulosclerosis. It is due to longstanding diabetes mellitus, and is a prime indication for dialysis in many Western countries. It is classified as a microvascular complication of diabetes.

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Hello Doctor I am female of 43 years, since October 2012 I m getting high leak of protein in urine around 207 mg/L per day. My renal profile is...

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IN YOUR CASE -PROTEIN LEAK IN URINE IS STAGE 1 KIDNEY DISEASE IS DUE TO DIABETES ( CALLED DIABETIC NEPHROPATHY -Glomerular diseases are also...

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Hi, i am a diabetic patient since 18 years, now the albumin is present in my urine sample since 1 year, but the blood urea and creatinine is normal...

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Hi Chandru,.....albuminuria is an early sign of kidney disease...now it could be because of diabetes or any other cause also in your case....hence,...

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my mother is diabethic as she is suffering from diabetic nephropathy as her creatinine level is 2.4 and urea level is raised m.d. advises to get...

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Hi,
Thanks for asking.
Based on your query, my opinion is as follows.
1. Good glucose control is necessary to prevent progression of diabetic...

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