For people with Diabetes, long-term high blood glucose levels can cause damage to many parts of the body, such as kidneys, eyes, blood vessels, and heart.
Actually, there are a lot of precautions you can do to prevent or slow
down these problems. This text focus on talking about what you can do to protect
Firstly, tight blood glucose control can significantly lower the risk of
developing Diabetic Nephropathy. Consult your doctor what blood glucose levels
are healthy for you. The HbA1c test is a measure of long-term control of blood
glucose and hence one's risk for diabetic complications. You are recommended to
have an HbA1c test 2 to 4 times each year and control the level under 7%.
Secondly, controlling blood pressure is important for protecting the kidneys.
Keep your blood pressure below 130/80. You can also ask your doctor what levels
are best for you. Treating hypertension may raise life expectancy and reduce the
need for kidney dialysis and transplantation once diabetic kidney disease has
Initially, you can treat high blood pressure through losing weight, limiting
sodium intake and alcohol consumption, and getting more exercise.
Finally, have your kidneys checked at least once each year and do the urinary
albumin test to detect protein in urine. Blood test can be done once a year for
creatinine. The result of this test should be used to find your GFR, a measure
of kidney function.
Except for the above precautions, the most effective way is to find the most
effective treatment for you diabetes. As present, the latest treatment for your
condition is immunotherapy, which combines Chinese medicine with advanced
western medical technology. It aims to avoid the development of diabetic
complications and treat the disease from the root. If you are still find better
treatment for Diabetes, immunotherapy in China is a good choice.
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