Nephropathy is a kidney related disease that results in damage to kidneys. Nephropathy often results in kidney failure. Diabetes is the main cause of Nephropathy. The albumin content in the urine is the main indicator of Nephropathy. Symptoms are:
• Loss of more protein in urine
• High blood pressure
• Poor appetite
• Weight loss
• Nausea or vomiting
• Sleeping issues
HOW IS NEPHROPATHY DIAGNOSED?
This disease is diagnosed by a general physician who would do an ultrasound to check for kidney damage.
HOW IS NEPHROPATHY TREATED?
Treatment begins with administering medicines that lower the blood pressure and protect kidneys. Along with the medications, dietary changes are recommended.
DID YOU KNOW?
Nephropathy is treated with medicines for lowering blood pressure and protection of kidneys. These medicines are used to slow down kidney damage.