Diabetes Kidney Disease Articles

Can I Use Metformin If I Have Kidney Dysfunction?

By Jewels Doskicz, RN No Comments

We now know more about who can safely benefit from this proven diabetes medication.

Chronic Kidney Disease

By Consumer Reports No Comments

Making hard choices about chronic kidney disease

Painkiller Choices With Kidney or Heart Problems

By Consumer Reports 2 Comments

What to do if you have kidney disease or heart problems.

Staying Healthy with Diabetes: Diabetic Kidney Disease

By Amy Campbell, MS, RD, CDE No Comments

Learn how prevention and early detection can help protect you from this common complication.

The Basics of Kidney Disease

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Learn the basics of kidney disease so you can recognize the signs and symptoms and understand your risks.

10 Tips to Keep Your Kidneys in Tip-Top Shape

By Jewels Doskicz, RN No Comments

10 ways you can protect yourself from kidney disease, a serious diabetes complication.

What is Proteinuria?

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Proteinuria is the name of a condition in which a person's urine contains an abnormally high amount of protein.

Fitness Jump-Starts Kidney Health for Those With Type 2 Diabetes

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

People with diabetes know that exercise is essential for diabetic health. But getting fit may also improve kidney function among adults with type 2 diabetes.

What’s Damaging Your Kidneys?

By Shayli Lones 1 Comment

Many people with diabetes have kidney problems. Help prevent kidney disease by avoiding these common risk factors.

8 Foods That Protect Your Kidneys

By Shayli Lones 3 Comments

Diabetes may cause serious kidney damage. These delicious foods can help you reduce your risk.

Protecting Your Kidneys

By Kate Cornell No Comments

There is a never ending list of complications that come with diabetes. Learn how to protect yourself and your kidneys.

Treating Diabetic Kidney Disease

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 6 Comments

Diabetics have a strong likelihood of developing kidney disease. Maintaining control over your blood sugar can prevent this complication.

Controlling Complications: Diabetic Kidney Disease

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Learn the signs and symptoms of kidney disease before you run into problems.

The Correlation Between Diabetes and Kidney Disease

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 1 Comment

Diabetes is a leading cause of kidney failure. The reason? Diabetic kidney disease results from the vascular abnormalities that high blood sugar causes.

Caring for Kidneys: How to Lower Your Risk of Diabetes Complications

By Susan B. Sloane, BS, RPh, CDE 5 Comments

Studies have shown that kidney disease, also called diabetic nephropathy, is a potential long-term consequence of diabetes.