Diabetic Nephropathy

Diabetic Nephropathy Overview:

Diabetic nephropathy is responsible for an estimated 20-40% of all chronic kidney disease cases. It is the most common cause of end-stage renal failure (ESRF)in developed countries.


Aetiology:

  • Normally progresses to CKD
  • Slow and insidious
  1. Glycation of basement membrane
  2. obstruction to blood flow
  3. increased pressure causes arterial dilation
  4. increase in glomerular filtration rate
  5. 1st stage: hyperfiltration
  6. This progresses into stage 2 over time. 
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Diagnostic Considerations:

  • Reduced GFR
  • Elevated cratinine and urea
  • Electrolyte abnormalities
  • Protein in the urine
  • RBC/WBC testing
  • pH 
  • Glucose
  • Ketones
  • Nitrites

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Differential Diagnosis:

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Herbs For Diabetic Nephropathy:

 

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Author:

Justin Cooke

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