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Diabetic nephropathy (Diabetic Kidney Disease) is defined as the progressive damage to the kidneys caused by diabetes. It is characterised by the scarring of the glomeruli in the kidneys due to prolonged diabetes mellitus.
What Causes Diabetic Nephropathy?
Diabetes is a condition characterized by high concentration of blood sugar. Although the cause of Diabetes Nephropathy is not yet well defined, it is likely that the high sugar levels in the blood damage the blood vessels present in the kidneys that help to filter waste products, thus resulting in decreased kidney function and ultimately, kidney failure.
Not everyone with diabetes suffers from diabetic nephropathy. Although, factors that can increase your chances of getting diabetic neuropathy are-
What are the symptoms of diabetic nephropathy?
In the early stages, there may be no symptoms at all, but as the disease progresses, you may notice swelling in the extremities like your feet. Thus it is recommended to get your blood albumin levels tested on a regular basis. If it is diagnosed in early stages, the damage can be reversed. Other symptoms that can indicate damage to the kidneys are-
Lack of appetite
Itchiness of skin
General feeling of illness
Diagnostic tests that can confirm diabetic nephropathy are-
Routine urine test (urinalysis) - Kidney diseases are detected by the presence of a protein in the urine called albumin and this condition is called albuminuria. Other parameters that must be regularly monitored are-
Cholesterol levels in your blood
How can you treat/ manage diabetic nephropathy?
If this type of nephropathy is diagnosed in the early stages, the damage to the kidneys can be reversible. The key to managing diabetic nephropathy are-
Glycemic Control: Monitor your blood glucose levels regularly
Management of Hypertension: It is important to manage your blood pressure as it can have a direct effect on the coronary blood vessels which in turn pump blood to the various blood vessels of the body
Renal Replacement Therapy: In chronically ill patients, renal replacement therapy is the best option. This can include haemodialysis (a procedure to flush out toxins from the blood, such as urea), peritoneal dialysis or ultimately renal transplantation.
I am having type 1 diabetes from last 13 years. I am female and my age is 28. I want to know what are the chances of getting diabetes to my kids in future? Is it true if one of the parent has type 1 diabetes, children will also suffer from same?
Hi! my father is 61 year old and he is diabetic since last 8 year. Few days ago he had minor attack and after medical treatment doctor diagnosis him some tablets. My question is when he took Telvas 40 tablet he feel low BP at same moment. What is its side affect after taken this tablet?
I am 67 yrs, Type 2 Diabetes since 6 yrs. Take med.- 1-Glycomet GP-1 (after dinner), 2-Roseday 10 (after dinner) 3-Thyronorm 75 morning. Test reports on 5July 17- HB1A- 7.6, ABG- 170, TSH- 1.12, T3- 96, T4- 11.2, total Cholesterol- 156, LDL- 77, at present fasting BG-101, PP BG~ 136. Should I take above doses? Have I to take these medicines lifelong? Can I live healthy without medicine? Now I have no any physical problem.
Since last 6 months my TSH is above 5 and below 10. T3/T4 being normal. Ultrasound of thyroid also normal. Last 15 days having chronic constipation, fatigue and cold feeling. Are the above due to hypothyroidism. Male 46, Weight 90 kgs, Height, 177 cms. BP 150/100 Medicines taking: cilnidipine 10 mg twice daily. Do I need further medical evaluation.
From one and half year (Since Aug-16) I'm taking TB medicine. 1.mycobutol 750 2.pyrazinamide 750 3.Rifampin 600. Now I having join pain due to uric acid (aug-17 blood checkup uric acid is 7.2),so please suggest now what I do.
I am 60 yes male. Non diabetic. Dr. prescribed tonacttg tabs 1 per day. By mistake I have taken 1 in morning and 1 at night for 6 months. My sugar level gone up to 300 from 100 in 6 months. Is it due to this over dosage?
I am recently diagnosed with TSH 6.45 Will my mental ability, brain function memory degrade for sure? I am doing my PhD and I will remain in research field in electronics engineering. But this diagnosis really made me frustrated. Should I change my domain. I mean is it still possible for me to remain in research field where my brain function is highly required? Please help me please. I am 28 years old male. Weight 71 kg height 5 feet 7 inch. Sugar normal.
I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism on October 2016 with TSH level 5.12 I consulted with endocrinologists. They suggested me not to start medicine and keep on checking TSH, T3, T4 level once in 2 months. I did so. My TSH level in the mean time came as 2.49, 2.21, 3.09 and also normal T3, T4 levels. But now 10 days ago my TSH level came as 6.45 I am extremely worried. I am preparing for civil services exam (IAS) which is the toughest exam. If I am diagnosed with hypo thyroid, my brain power will surely get diminished. Then is it possible for me to crack the exam? Many of my friends and family members suggested me to forget the IAS exam as it may not be possible anymore. I am worried. Please suggest.
I have thyroid bp and diabetes along with bipolar disorder because of nicotine abuse. Will my disorders reverse if I leave nicotine.
I am 34 years old n i am 100 kgs. I delivered a baby a year bck n was diagnose wid diabetes on the 9th month. Nw I simply chkd at home my sugar level on fasting shows 400. I panicked. Pls advice wt shld I do.
Today I Tested fast sugar &H1Abc and random sugar Results are Fast sugar 100.6 Hiabc 5.1 7& random sugar is 111 doctor advised me to go for glucose tolerance test. Is I am diabetic.
I 67 yrs, Type 2 Diabetes since 6 years .On 5 July 17 - Amylase -207 U/L, Lipase- 285.(method- Enzymatic Colorimetric Assay, by Thyrocare) but by SRL Diagnostics on 25 July 17 -Amylase-90 U/L & Lipase -242 (method- spectrophotometry - Ref. Interval units- 73-393? By thyrocare report range is 13-60 U/L? In ultrasound my pancreas is normal, I have no physical symptoms of pancreatitis. What I should do?
I am 62 years old, diabetic since 20 yrs. Took oral allopathic medicines till July 6th. Had an heart attack and standing was done due to a 100% block. As my hbA1c was 11.4 I have been asked to take 40 units of insulin and blood thinners, statins and thyronorm for thyroid problem. My glucose readings vary from 115 to 400. BP normal, TSH is 5.93. Creatinine is 1.7. Now along with present allopathic medicines Can I take Ayurvedic medicines (Divya kit). Will it be helpful. Does insulin taken for long create any further complications? Pl advice.
M suffering from thyroid. Don't know which type of. But very early age mai muje hua ye in 15 years. Why what are the causes of thyroid? Kya ye kabhi thik nahi hoga.
Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs in the ovaries, often in multiples, which are very common in women. This is absolutely different condition from polycystic ovaries. Most of them are benign and not indicative of an underlying problem. They produce no specific symptoms and even if detected, can be watched over a period of time. Treatment may be required only if there are serious symptoms or there is higher possibility of cancerous nature of the cyst. Read on to know more.
- Functional: There are two types in this. The follicular variety is when the egg that is ready for fertilization does not completely shrink and stays for a few more days before it disappears. Another variety, the luteal ovarian cysts are formed when after the release of the egg, there is blood filling up in the corpus luteum.
- Pathological: There are many types here – dermoid, cystadenomas, endometriomas, cancerous cystadenocarcinomas etc. These are worrisome and need to be treated. Both varieties, once identified, should be monitored. The functional variety, though may not cause a problem, can cause infertility and so necessitate treatment.
Any ovarian follicle larger than 2 cm can be called as an ovarian cyst. They are usually benign and do not produce any symptoms. However, if they turn pathologic or grow in size, they can cause various symptoms such as:
- Irregular menstruation
- Heavy bleeding
- Intermittent spotting
- Painful and/or frequent urination
- Severe, recurrent abdominal pain
- Abdominal bloating
- Constipation or loose motions
- Nausea, sudden vomiting
- Fever, dizziness, and weakness
While cysts are often quiet and do not produce any symptoms, they can cause intermittent, nonspecific symptoms like above. If there is a family history of ovarian cancers in mothers, maternal aunt, Sisters, Grandmothers etc then women should have regular Gynaecological checkups to have a check done for ovarian cysts.
Why go for laparoscopic surgery?
- Laparoscopic surgery is considered to be one of the most effective ways of treating the condition of ovarian cysts. During the surgery, problem causing non-cancerous cyst can be removed without harming the ovaries. In the case of cancer, both ovaries along with uterus etc may have to be removed. This decision is taken by the operating surgeon depending upon age of the patient, characteristics and nature of the cyst and future fertility desires of the patient.
- The patient is given general anesthesia during the surgery. After the surgery, one is suggested to rest for a day and may be permitted to return to normal activities within a day’s time. However, one needs to avoid any strenuous activity for almost a week.
- While some cysts can be watched for years, others need treatment. This would be specifically true in cases where the couple is facing infertility issues or if there is a higher possibility of cancerous cysts. Such cysts need urgent intervention and should be monitored by a gynecologist with an experience in oncology. There are few blood tests that are needed to be done to know the nature of the cyst if it is benign or cancerous.