font size


Kidney Disease of Diabetes

Kidney Disease of Diabetes Facts*

*Kidney Disease of Diabetes Facts Medically Edited by:

  • Symptoms of chronic kidney disease vary greatly and can include the need to urinate frequently, especially at night; swelling of the legs and puffiness around the eyes, high blood pressure, fatigue and weakness; loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting; itching and easy bruising; shortness of breath; headaches,sleep problems, restless legs syndrome; chest pain; bleeding; bone pain; and decreased interest in sex and erectile dysfunction.
  • Treatment of diabetes includes control of blood glucose levels, high blood pressure, and diet; medications to treat edema and anemia, dialysis, or kidney transplant.
  • Controlling blood glucose levels and blood pressure is the most effective way to prevent or delay kidney disease.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/4/2014

Patient Comments

Viewers share their comments

Diabetes and Kidney Disease - Symptoms Question: What kinds of symptoms did you experience with kidney disease?
Diabetes and Kidney Disease - Diagnosis Question: Please describe the tests and exams that led to a diagnosis of kidney disease.
Diabetes and Kidney Disease - Care Question: In what ways do you maintain your health as a patient with diabetes and kidney disease?
Source: MedicineNet.com
http://www.medicinenet.com/diabetes_and_kidney_disease/article.htm

Diabetes

Find tips and advances in treatment.

Diabetes and Kidney Disease Related Articles
advertisement
advertisement
Use Pill Finder Find it Now See Interactions

Pill Identifier on RxList

  • quick, easy,
    pill identification

Find a Local Pharmacy

  • including 24 hour, pharmacies

Interaction Checker

  • Check potential drug interactions
Search the Medical Dictionary for Health Definitions & Medical Abbreviations