Diabetes and kidney disease

Diabetes is the most common cause of kidney failure, accounting for nearly 45 percent of new cases. Share information and find support for managing diabetes and diabetes-related kidney disease here.


overactice bladder

  • By mylah · Posted January 26, 2014
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  • I just had botox in my bladder, for an over active bladder, Now I do go much at all, also I can not have a bowel movement. Has anyone had this procedure done and can you tell me is this normal and will ...

Making progress

  • By dramafreelady37 · New reply November 17, 2012
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  • Hello Everyone. My name is Laura and I have diabetes and kidney disease. I've been diabetic (pills) for 2 years followed by (insulin) for 20 years in total of 22 years. I've had kidney disease (renal ...

question about the kindeys

  • By mylah · New reply October 10, 2012
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  • I have type 1 diabetes, and stage 3 kidney disease, I am getting sicker and sicker, my I have kidney pain so much it is so painful, I eat because I have to keep my blood sugars normal,yet I have gained ...

Chronic Dehydration & UTI's....maybe Diabetes?

  • By Pox1 · New reply February 20, 2012
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  • Know matter how much I drink, my kidneys are always in pain and i'm dehydrated. Gatorade, water, juice...doesn't matter. I have had a lot of UTI's and blood sugar imbalance. I used to test my glucose ...

Misdiagnosed at first with Hydronephrosis, now I don't know

  • By skeetelmore65 · New reply December 28, 2011
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  • I am at my wits end. I was once diagnosed with Hydronephrosis, but then they did an ultrasound and changed their mind. I don't understand because after they said I don't have it, now I have been taking ...

kidney failure

  • By carolinabluevh · New reply November 19, 2011
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  • I don't know what I should be doing to keep my kidneys working at a higher level. they are now at 53%.Please give advice that will help,all I can think of is drink a lot of water. vickie 10/06/11 ...

Testing ?

  • By td220295 · New reply July 10, 2011
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  • I learned that I am in stage 3 of CKD. according to my lab results. However my Dr. requested a second Metabolic Panel w/eGFR due to there was no blood or protein in the urine. The results came back the ...

Links between stress, hormones and autoimmune disease

  • By dmmiller17 · Posted March 3, 2011
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  • I posted a while back about my kidney disease, FSGS, and how I was having a hard time dealing with it. I have found a great book that seems to make more sense of what I am going through. It is called ...

Different Lab Results/ Diff Doctors

  • By isaiah535 · Posted February 4, 2010
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  • I have a Neph that I go see regular and a Rhuemy I go twice/yr. My neph labs for protein are always high about 2k leakage every month. Then, I wud g to my rheumy and its about 800. The difference is that ...

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