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Diabetes and Kidney Disease

What does diabetes do to the kidneys? Diabetes is a disease in which your body does not make enough insulin or cannot use normal amounts of insulin properly. Insulin is a hormone that regulates the amount of sugar in your blood. A high blood sugar level can cause problems in many parts of your body. The most […]

Chronic Kidney Disease May Evolve Within Decades

A recent study suggests that risk factors for chronic kidney disease may be present and identifiable even about 30 years before it is diagnosed. The study, published in the upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), suggests avenues for future research to determine whether certain early interventions can prevent future kidney disease. The […]