Diabetes and Kidney Disease Diabetes and Kidney DiseaseRelated Health News « Back to Diabetes and Kidney Disease Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity Bariatric Surgery May Help Diabetic Kidney Disease Belly Fat May Be Tied to Kidney Damage Black Medicaid Recipients Less Likely to Get Living-Donor Kidney: Study Could Dietary Tweaks Ease Type 1 Diabetes? Diet Choices May Help Diabetics Stave Off Kidney Disease High Uric Acid Linked to Both Gout and Diabetes New Type 1 Diabetes Genes Found Overweight While Younger Ups Kidney Risk Later Preventing Kidney Disease May Cut Diabetes Deaths, Study Says Study Finds Two Drugs Aren't Better Than One for Kidney Disease Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically Study Finds Two Drugs Aren't Better Than One for Kidney Disease Diet Choices May Help Diabetics Stave Off Kidney Disease Could Dietary Tweaks Ease Type 1 Diabetes? Black Medicaid Recipients Less Likely to Get Living-Donor Kidney: Study Belly Fat May Be Tied to Kidney Damage Overweight While Younger Ups Kidney Risk Later Preventing Kidney Disease May Cut Diabetes Deaths, Study Says Bariatric Surgery May Help Diabetic Kidney Disease High Uric Acid Linked to Both Gout and Diabetes New Type 1 Diabetes Genes Found Suggested Reading on Diabetes and Kidney Disease by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 11 articles Kidney Failure Kidney failure can occur from an acute event or a chronic condition or disease. Prerenal kidney failure is caused by blood loss, dehydration, medication. Diabetes (Type 1 and Type 2) Diabetes mellitus is a chronic condition characterized by high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood. The two types of diabetes are referred to as type Hyperglycemia Hyperglycemia is a serious health problem for diabetics. There are two types of hyperglycemia, 1) fasting, and 2)postprandial or after meal hyperglycemia. High Blood Pressure High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a repeatedly elevated blood pressure exceeding 140 over 90 mmHg -- a systolic pressure above 140 Diabetic Neuropathy Diabetic neuropathy is a complication of diabetes that causes damage to the nerves; this is related to the blood glucose of the body being too high for Diabetes Treatment The major goal in treating diabetes is controlling elevated blood sugar without causing abnormally low levels of blood sugar. Treatment for type 1 diabetes High Blood Pressure Treatment High blood pressure (hypertension) means high pressure (tension) in the arteries. Treatment for high blood pressure include lifestyle modifications (alcohol, Hypertensive Kidney Disease High blood pressure can damage the kidneys and is one of the leading causes of kidney failure (end-stage renal kidney disease). Kidney damage, like hypertension, Diabetes Prevention The risks for developing type 2 diabetes include family history, ethnicity, birth weight, metabolic syndrome, and obesity. Warning signs pointing to an Diabetic Home Care Management Diabetic home care management is important. The goal of diabetic therapy is to control blood glucose levels and prevent the complications of diabetes. Diabetes: Caring for Your Diabetes at Special Times Taking care of a disease such as diabetes is a life-long process. Learn how to care for yourself or loved one with diabetes in situations such as illness, Medications 10 articles Procedures & Tests 3 articles Pictures, Images & Quizzes 7 articles Doctor's & Expert's Views 0 articles Health News 10 articles Health Features 1 articles Diabetes Newsletter Sign up to stay informed with the latest diabetes-related updates on MedicineNet delivered to your inbox FREE! BONUS! Get a Free PDF Diabetes Health Report instantly when you sign up! Sign up for more topics!