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36 Treatments for Diabetic Nephropathy

Overview

Diabetic nephropathy is a type of progressive kidney disease that occurs in people who have type 1 or type 2 diabetes. The University of Washington estimates that 20 to 40 percent of people with diabetes will get diabetic nephropathy at some poin[read article]

Tests for Diabetic Nephropathy

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A creatinine blood test measures the level of creatinine in the blood. Creatinine is a waste product that forms when creatine breaks down. Creatine is a substance f...  More
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Creatinine is a normal waste product produced by muscle metabolism. When your kidneys are functioning normally, they filter creatinine and other waste products out ...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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HbA1c is a blood test doctors use to determine how high your blood sugar has been in the past few months. Your doctor may order this test if you are diabetic or if ...  More
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The kidneys are responsible for removing waste products from the blood and regulating the water fluid levels. When damage to the kidneys occurs, this pair of organs...  More
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24 Hour Urine Albumin Output Test
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The kidneys are responsible for removing waste products from the blood and regulating the water fluid levels. When damage to the kidneys occurs, this pair of organs...  More
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Your kidneys are two bean-shaped organs responsible for filtering blood and waste. One method to determine just how well your kidneys are filtering is by measuring ...  More
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Gastric tissue biopsy and culture are laboratory tests that examine stomach tissue. These tests are typically carried out to determine the cause of a stomach ulcer ...  More
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Albumin Excretion Rate Test
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Inulin Clearance Test
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A glucose test measures the amount of glucose in your blood. Glucose , also known as sugar, is your body's main source of energy. Your body converts the carboh...  More
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A urine glucose test is a quick, easy way to check for abnormally high levels of glucose in the urine. You will be asked to urinate into a plastic laboratory cup. A...  More
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Protein S is one of the many vital proteins in the human body. It works to control the blood clotting process. The blood's ability to clot is very important. I...  More
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Urea nitrogen renal clearance Test
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Osmolality measures the concentration of all particles in a fluid. For example, a thick, sugary syrup has significantly higher osmolality than a cup of water with j...  More
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A urinalysis is a laboratory test done to detect problems with your body that can appear in your urine. Many illnesses and disorders affect how your body removes wa...  More
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Urine Albumin/Creatinine Ratio
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The kidneys are responsible for removing waste products from the blood and regulating the water fluid levels. When damage to the kidneys occurs, this pair of organs...  More
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The 24-hour urine protein test checks the function of the kidneys and detects disease. Urine samples are collected in one or more containers over a period of 24 hou...  More
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Medical Procedures for Diabetic Nephropathy

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The function of your kidneys is to purify your body by removing waste and excess fluid. Dialysis is a treatment used for people whose kidneys don't work proper...  More
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Keep Blood Glucose under Control
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The function of your kidneys is to purify your body by removing waste and excess fluid. Dialysis is a treatment used for people whose kidneys don't work proper...  More
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The function of your kidneys is to purify your body by removing waste and excess fluid. Dialysis is a treatment used for people whose kidneys don't work proper...  More
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High Blood Pressure Management
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Prescribed Medications for Diabetic Nephropathy

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LOSARTAN (loe SAR tan) is used to treat high blood pressure and to reduce the risk of stroke in certain patients. This drug also slows the progression of kidney dis...  More
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ENALAPRIL (e NAL a pril) is an ACE inhibitor. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure.  More
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CAPTOPRIL (KAP toe pril) is an ACE inhibitor. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. It is used to treat heart damage after a heart a...  More
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IRBESARTAN (ir be SAR tan) is used to treat high blood pressure. This drug also slows down the progression of kidney disease in diabetic patients.  More
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LISINOPRIL (lyse IN oh pril) is an ACE inhibitor. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. It is also used to protect the heart immedia...  More
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FUROSEMIDE (fyoor OH se mide) is a diuretic. It helps you make more urine and to lose salt and excess water from your body. This medicine is used to treat high bloo...  More
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METOPROLOL (me TOE proe lole) is a beta-blocker. Beta-blockers reduce the workload on the heart and help it to beat more regularly. This medicine is used to treat h...  More
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DILTIAZEM (dil TYE a zem) is a calcium-channel blocker. It affects the amount of calcium found in your heart and muscle cells. This relaxes your blood vessels, whic...  More
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Self Care for Diabetic Nephropathy

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Maintain Healthy Weight
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Blood glucose monitoring is the regular testing of the level of sugar (glucose) in your blood. It is part of the ongoing care for diabetes.Glucose testing can be do...  More
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Diets for Diabetic Nephropathy

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Low Protein Diet
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