Diabetic Kidney Disorders: Overview

Kidney disorders are a common complication of diabetes of any type. Diabetes causes damage to the small blood vessels in the kidneys. This can lead to kidney disease and kidney failure, usually progressing over years or decades. Kidney failure is one of the main causes of death due to diabetes. The main diabetes-related kidney disorder is called “Diabetic Nephropathy”.

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