Can Diabetic Nephropathy Cause Protein in Urine
Diabetic Nephropathy(DN) refers to an illness condition caused by diabetes. As the disease progresses, a range of symptoms will occur. Then, can it lead to protein in urine?
Causes protein in urine
In normal case, useful substances like protein should be kept in our body via glomerular filtration membrane. However, in diabetic nephropathy, long-term high blood sugar can cause damage to the glomerular basement membrane and make kidneys lose their abilities to work adequately, as a result, protein will leak into urine, resulting protein in urine. And this is how this abnormal sign formed.
In right condition, the amount of protein in urine is less than 150mg/24h. Without effective control, there will be heavy loss of protein(>3.5g/24h). To prevent further damage, it is necessary to take effective treatments as early as possible.
How to eliminate proteinuria in diabetic nephropathy?
Low-protein diet To help relieve this symptom, the ingestion of protein should be limited. However, to meet the demand of our body, some high-quality protein foods are also necessary. Such as, lean meat, fish, egg white, milk and so on. For detailed tips, you can consult with our online doctor directly.
Well control of blood sugar Effective control of blood sugar can help reduce the loss of protein in urine. Mostly, drugs like ACEI or ARBs are recommended.
Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy By improving blood circulation, anti-inflammation, anti-coagulation, providing nutrients for the impaired kidneys, etc, symptoms including protein in urine will be alleviated to a large extent. What’s more, it focus on restore kidney function, and the herbs are all come from nature.
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