What You Should Know about Diabetic Nephropathy

What is the cause of Diabetic Nephropathy?

Unstable blood glucose is a main reason to cause Diabetic Nephropathy. Poorly controlled blood glucose for a long time may damage the kidney, thereby systemic edema, proteinuria may come out, later on the patients may die from Renal Failure.

What are the clinical manifestations of Diabetic Nephropathy?

Clinical manifestations of Diabetic Nephropathy include:

– edema

– proteinuria

– Hypertension

– Renal Failure.

Stages of Diabetic Nephropathy:

Stage I:

Increased volume of the kidney, positive protein in the urine

Stage II:

A few part of the glomerulus are damaged, proteinuria may occur after exercise and disappear after rest

Stage III:

Also called Early Diabetic Nephropathy, microalbuminuria occurs

Stage IV:

Known as Clinical Diabetic Nephropathy, increased level of proteinuria, edema and Hypertension will occur in this stage, renal function decreases gradually.

Stage V:

End-stage Renal Disease.

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