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Dangers of Proteinuria for Diabetic Nephropathy Patients

Dangers of Proteinuria for Diabetic Nephropathy PatientsProteinuria is usually the initial symptom of Diabetic Nephropathy. In turn, this symptom can also cause some dangers for diabetic kidney disease patients. Therefore, the better management of proteinuria, the better patients' prognosis may be.

Proteinuria and diabetic nephropathy

Diabetic Nephropathy (DN) is one clinical syndrome that refers to that diabetics have at least two times of microalbuminuria within 3 to 6 months. Early stage of diabetic kidney disease usually presents microalbuminuria, but latterly, most patients suffer from heavy proteinuria that may higher than 300mg/24h.

As said by nephrologists, DN is commonly accompanied with high blood pressure, progressive proteinuria and decline of kidney function.

Dangers of protein in urine for these patients

A large amount of protein in urine indicates the damage of both renal mechanical barrier and electrostatic barrier, and the protein leakage can damage the glomerular filtration membrane. During this progression, proteinuria may cause some other dangers. They are:

- The high risk of cardiovascular diseases

- The total mortality rate

- The onset of stroke

- The progression of diabetic kidney disease

- Others

According to the clinical research, the good manage of proteinuria has a great effect on protecting the remaining kidney functioning tissues. So, we conclude it is very important for Diabetic Nephropathy patients to control their albuminuria or proteinuria as soon as they are found in urine test.

How to manage proteinuria for DN patients?

Many medicines, medical therapies and home remedies can help stop protein leakage. ACEI, ARBs, steroid, cinnamon, thunder god vine, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, etc, all are used commonly to treat this problem. Of course, the whole treatment should depend on patients' illness condition. Tell us the result of your protein urine test, your creatinine level and GFR level through the below message board, so we can send you some treatment advices in detail.

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