Kidney Disease and Urology
- Q How is blood sugar related to diabetic kidney disease?
If you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, monitoring and managing your blood sugar, or blood glucose, levels is the primary goal of your treatment. If left untreated, high blood sugar levels can cause complications such as high blood pressure and chronic... Full Answer
- Q Does diabetic kidney disease develop suddenly?
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... Full Answer
- Q What is diabetic kidney disease?
Many people who have diabetes develop kidney disease, in which the kidneys no longer rid the body of wastes. This can result in damage to the kidneys and kidney failure. Diabetic kidney disease does not usually develop until you have had diabetes for 15... Full Answer