Diabetic Nephropathy (DN) is the most common cause of kidney failure in adults with Diabetes. This disease often happens slowly and silently, and at the start of this illness, the signs and symptoms are barely visible. You might not know that anything is wrong until you develop severe problems.
With the progression of the disease, the kidneys are unable to function as
usual to trap and eliminate the waste that are present in the body, causing a
variety of health complications. In this case, the levels of blood glucose may
In later stages, massive protein secretion in urine or Renal Failure can be
signs and symptoms of this disease. Proteins are usually not contained in the
urine but you will find tiny traces of it is you have Diabetic Nephropathy.
These little traces increase as the illness moves along to the next stage.
Edema may appear as a result of increased blood pressure, fluid retention in
the body, and decreased plasma (oncotic pressure). Other complications also
include arteriosclerosis of the renal artery and proteinuria.
Commonly seen symptoms can be edema such as swelling around the eyes in the
morning, in the legs and later throughout the body. For those who have develop
to late stage, they may suffer from nausea, poor appetite, weakness, fatigue,
difficulty concentration and muscle cramps in the legs.
If you are a diabetic with any of the above symptoms, it would be best to
check with your doctor and do various tests. Positive microalbuminuria test is
the first abnormality. The routine urine test may show protein in urine.
As one of the largest kidney disease specialized hospital, we apply the most
advanced technology and techniques to treat Diabetic Nephropathy with no side
effects. Integrated Chinese-western medicine therapy can give you the most
successful chance of recovery. You should know that the earlier you adopt
effective treatment, the better the treatment effects are.
A Remote Video Experts Consultation is on the way for foreign patients, and
you can ask free help from the nation's top nephrologists. Contact our online
service if you need any help.