Category: DN-Symptoms

Overview of Diabetic Nephropathy Stage 4

Overview of Diabetic Nephropathy Stage 4

The features of stage 4 are large amount of proteinuria, or persistent proteinuria (over 0.5g per day), high blood pressure and 36% damaged glomerulus. In this stage, it is different from other kidney disease...

Patients with Diabetic Nephropathy Need to Control Blood Pressure

Patients with Diabetic Nephropathy Need to Control Blood Pressure

“I have diabetes and high blood pressure for 12 years. Recently, my examination results showed that my kidneys are damaged. My doctor told me kidney problems was due to my diabetes and high blood...

Causes and Symptoms of Nephrotic Syndrome

Causes and Symptoms of Nephrotic Syndrome

In our body, Proteins are responsible for soaking up water from tissues. Normally, proteins are blocked from leakage by a kidney filtrating units called as glomeruli. When glomeruli get damaged, the protein is excreted...

Diabetic Nephropathy – a Serious Complication of Diabetes

Diabetic Nephropathy – a Serious Complication of Diabetes

People with diabetic nephropathy may experience the following symptoms. But different people will have different symptoms. In the early stage, it is asymptomatic so that people may be not realized that the kidneys have...

Proteinuria (Protein in Urine) and Diabetes Kidney Disease (Diabetic Nephropathy)-Diabetes Mellitus

Proteinuria (Protein in Urine) and Diabetes Kidney Disease (Diabetic Nephropathy)-Diabetes Mellitus

For normal people, the amount of protein in urine is less than 300mg/24h. Young people may have a little more protein in urine somtimes, but the amount is no more than 300mg/24h. When the...

Diabetic Nephropathy Symptoms

Diabetic Nephropathy Symptoms

In the early stage of diabetic nephropathy, there are no symptoms. People will not feel any discomfort. Maybe the only sign of kidney damage is small amounts of protein leaking into the urine. Diabetic...