Hypertension And Diabetic Nephropathy

Diabetic nephrology is kidney damage which often results from having diabetes. Having high blood glucose levels as a result of diabetes can damage kidney parts partially. However, most people with diabetes do not always develop kidney disease which progresses to kidney failure.

What Are The Symptoms Of Diabetic Nephropathy?

  • A poor appetite or feeling sick
  • Weight loss
  • Swollen feet and ankles
  • Puffiness around the eyes
  • Muscle cramps
  • Dry, itchy skin
  • Frequent urination
  • Difficulty in concentrating
  • Feeling tired

Hypertension is common in most individuals who are having the diabetic kidney disease. Failure to treat hypertension appropriately often results in an increased risk of kidney disease. Patients, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, are more likely to develop hypertension. However, in type 2 diabetes, hypertension leads to the development of albuminuria including the presence of dyslipidemia, obesity, and cardiorenal metabolic syndrome.