Diabetes is a lifelong disease, and diabetic nephropathy is also a complication of diabetes. The key to the treatment is to prevent, restraint or delay the occurrence and development of complications. Smoking is a taboo of diabetes, smoking is harmful for diabetic nephropathy is particularly large, for the treatment of diabetic nephropathy also played a certain negative effect, the following will introduce the hazards of smoking in diabetic nephropathy patients.
Diabetic nephropathy in the present society incidence gradually increased, there are a lot of patients with diabetic nephropathy of taboo, taboo is smoking in patients with diabetic nephropathy, smoking affect the diabetic patients, if patients insist on smoking, whether they take treatment, illness will slowly deteriorate.
ACE inhibitors are the first choice for lowering blood pressure and slowing the progression of diabetic nephropathy. But in this study, experts found that although ACE inhibitors were able to lower blood pressure in patients, these patients still had a decline in renal function. The kidney condition of non smokers also decreases, but to a lesser extent. The researchers say why smoking speeds up the decline in kidney function is unclear.
In some patients with other diseases, smoking increases the resistance of the kidneys to blood vessels and increases the amount of substance in the blood that may cause vasoconstriction. Experts believe that no matter what the mechanism is, it's a good way to persuade patients to quit smoking to prevent kidney failure.
Knowing the negative effects of smoking on diabetic nephropathy, the patient should develop good habits, slowly give up smoking, and actively cooperate with the treatment, so as to have a healthy body.
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