The incidence of diabetic nephropathy in the elderly is high, the elderly patients with diabetic nephropathy can occur in various systemic disorders, such as the digestive system, neuropsychiatric system, hematopoietic system, cardiovascular system, respiratory system.
Digestive system: patients with gastrointestinal system disorders can appear loss of appetite, oral mucosa, stomach and intestinal ulcers, etc, of which loss of appetite often appear first, and with nausea, mouth pale. A small number of patients may have constipation or diarrhea.
Neuropsychiatric system: patients with central nervous system lesions may have fatigue, memory loss, inattention, depression or when impatient, a small number of patients can be expressed as excited, delirium, there are also visual, auditory, various hallucinations.
Hematopoietic system: due to severe renal damage in patients, so that the effect of erythropoietin decreased and cause anemia. Bleeding tendency in the elderly diabetic nephropathy end of the more common, mainly to the skin and mucous membrane, the performance of subcutaneous ecchymosis, gums, combined with membrane bleeding, digestive tract can also have bleeding, hemoptysis, blood in the stool, nose bleeding.
Cardiovascular system; cardiovascular disease for elderly patients with diabetic nephropathy in one of the important causes of uremic death. Hypertension is very common and has a certain relationship with the degree of renal impairment. Uremia who have heart damage more common for cardiac hypertrophy, arrhythmia, heart failure, myocardial infarction and so on.
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