In diabetics, it can take several years to develop kidney disease. Some people don't even notice changes until wastes build up to unsafe levels. Therefore, it is very important to get tested for diabetic kidney disease annually to help prevent serious complications.
Nicholas DiDomenico, MD
Specialty: Internal Medicine
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Does diabetic kidney disease develop suddenly?
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Why is the rate of heart disease and stroke in the U.S. high?
Robin Miller, MD, Integrative Medicine, answeredThere have been fewer deaths from heart disease and stroke, but the rate in the U.S. population has remained high.
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How many women in the United States die each year from heart disease?
Heart disease remains the number one cause of death in the United States for both men and women. Heart disease, in all its forms, is responsible for more than 400,000 deaths a year among women -- more than all forms of cancer combined. And although new research on the importance of heart-healthy diets, exercise, and quitting smoking has decreased heart disease rates among men in the past 30 years, the rate for women hasn’t budged, according to a report from the National Institute of Nursing.
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