Not all diabetics develop diabetic nephropathy. After a large-scale epidemiological investigation, about 30 - 40% of the patients with diabetes can lead to diabetic nephropathy, once the damage of kidney, clinical proteinuria, the disease will be hard to reverse, eventually go to end-stage renal failure, endanger life.
Of all the complications of diabetes, kidney disease is the third only after cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases and neuropathy. Diabetic nephropathy is one of the major causes of death in diabetics.
So, for diabetics, the most important goal is to prevent kidney damage. And, under what circumstances is diabetes prone to kidney damage? (diabetes mellitus is a risk factor for diabetes damage, including)
1, marked hypertension, especially systolic blood pressure increases, and the use of antihypertensive drugs is significantly higher than in other patients;
2, glomerular filtration rate is too high, often more than 150ml/min. Especially after high protein intake;
3, glycosylated hemoglobin;
4, hypertriglyceridemia, low-density lipoprotein hyperlipidemia;
5, obesity (high body mass index).
So, once you find diabetes, you should control your blood sugar, blood pressure, blood fat, weight and high protein diet as soon as possible to prevent the appearance of kidney damage.
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