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How to Prevent Kidney Problems When You Have Diabetes

How to Prevent Kidney Problems When You Have Diabetes

Diabetic nephropathy, or disease of the kidneys, is caused by a mechanism similar to that of diabetic retinopathy: damage to blood vessels and nephrons as a result of long-term high blood glucose. Kidney damage is particularly serious because you can­not live without them, and for diabetics, damage to one kidney usually implies present or highly […]