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    Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure, so diabetics need to pay special attention to their kidneys. Diabetics are at high risk to develop kidney problem, but not everyone with Diabetes will certainly suffer from kidney failure, why is it? so how to prevent ? please look at here How to prevent kidney failure in Diabetes
    Posted to Coping with Complications (Forum) by kidneycare on Sat, Apr 6 2013
  • Re: Diabetes and kidney failure

    Kidney failure can be caused by many factors, primary and secondary, hereditary and acquired. But the most common causes of renal failure are diabetes mellitus, hypertension and glomerulonephritis. Here we mainly talk about some factors on diabetes and kidney failure problems. Diabetes is the most common cause of kidney damages and it accounts for about
    Posted to Type 1 Diabetes (Forum) by kidneycare on Sun, Mar 3 2013
  • Diabetes and kidney failure

    Usually more than 5 years poorly controlled diabetes will begin to damage the kidney and renal functions will experience irreversible and rapid decline when clinical proteinuria occurs. Diabetes is characterized by high blood glucose level which will increase permeability of blood vessels, cause protein leakage in urine and glomerular sclerosis. High
    Posted to Type 1 Diabetes (Forum) by kidneycare on Sun, Feb 17 2013
  • Re: Is there a treatment to help improve kidney function for patients with CKD naturally?

    For a Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) patient, there are different clinical indexes that can be used to reflect how well the kidney function like creatinine level and Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR). For a patients with kidney function 40%, he must have high creatinine level and decreased GFR which should range from 90 to 120mL/min/1.73m2. read more What
    Posted to Type 1 Diabetes (Forum) by kidneycare on Mon, Feb 4 2013
  • What does a Decreased GFR Imply

    GFR, Glomerular Filtration Rate as its full name, is a very significant index in the test report for sufferers with kidney disease. When they get the report, they always find an elevated creatinine or decreased GFR. Many people who are not familiar with kidney diseases or are detected with kidney problems incidentally may not have the knowledge of specific
    Posted to Type 1 Diabetes (Forum) by kidneycare on Sun, Jan 27 2013
  • What symptoms of diabetes

    Diabetes is a common endocrine metabolic disease. It is characterized by “three polys and one little”---polyuria, polydipsia, polyphagia and wight loss. However many patients in the early stage of diabetes do not have obvious symptoms and it was found that there are only less than 10% patients have these typical signs of diabetes. are you
    Posted to Type 1 Diabetes (Forum) by kidneycare on Mon, Jan 21 2013
  • Nursing care for Diabetic Foot

    Foot problems in diabetes usually arise from two severe complications of diabetes: nerve damage and poor blood circulation. As a result, patients can experience sensation loss, difficulty in walking, tingling or burning sensations in their lower limbs. Decreased blood circulation from diabetes and lack of feeling can allow a small blister to progress
    Posted to Taking Charge of Type 2 (Forum) by kidneycare on Tue, Jan 15 2013
  • Diabetes Symptom---Excessive Urination

    One typical symptom of diabetes is excessive urination especially at nights. Sometimes daily urine output can be up to 3000-5000ml while normally it should be 1000-1500ml. High concentration of blood glucose can not be fully used by the body and will be leaked from the kidneys and discharged into urine. The higher blood sugar level is, the more sugar
    Posted to Type 1 Diabetes (Forum) by kidneycare on Tue, Jan 15 2013
  • Re: Causes of Type 2 Diabetes

    diabetes patients should be attention to yourself diet ,diet is important in our life.
    Posted to Beating Diabetes Burnout (Forum) by kidneycare on Sun, Dec 9 2012
  • Causes of Type 2 Diabetes

    Type 2 diabetes is often called adult diabetes because it mainly occurs to people above 35-40 and it accounts for more than 90% diabetes cases. It is relative shortage of insulin and therefore it is milder than type 1 diabetes. Compared with type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes has closer relation with heredity and environmental factors. The underlying
    Posted to Beating Diabetes Burnout (Forum) by kidneycare on Fri, Nov 23 2012
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