What are the symptoms of Diabetic Nephropathy
Diabetic Nephropathy refers to kidney damage caused by Diabetes. If not controlled well, it will progress into End Stage Renal Disease(ESRD) eventually. During the procedure, a series symptoms will occur. And this article is mainly on this issue:
In early stage of Diabetic Nephropathy, there are usually no obvious symptoms. But there can be a small amount of protein in the urine. To avoid further damage to kidneys, patients are suggested to make early detections. In this case, the illness condition can be reversed.
If not controlled well, the following symptoms may occur:
Swelling or edema: When kidneys are not function well, a large amount of fluid will accumulate in the body and cause swelling. And this symptom may appear firstly around the eyelids. Gradually, it will spread to the feet, limb or even the whole body.
High blood pressure: Patients with this disease may also suffer from high blood pressure. If not controlled well, it may worsen illness condition. Therefore, blood pressure level should be controlled at a normal range. And in normal condition, the blood pressure should be 130/80 mm Hg.
Foamy urine: Diabetic Nephropathy patients may find foams in their urine, which can last for a long time. Foams in urine is caused by big loss of protein. So it is significant to balance the intake of protein. If you are interested in the specific diet plan, you are welcomed to send us your medical report:email@example.com and our experts will reply you as soon as possible.
Except for the above symptoms, there are also some discomforts, such as poor appetite, fatigue, nausea and vomiting and shortness of breath and so on.
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