The different stages of diabetic nephropathy. As the most serious complication of diabetes, diabetic nephropathy has aroused a lot of people’s attention. Diabetic nephropathy is the main reason of ESRD and it also has various kinds of clinical symptoms. According to different pathological damage and structural changes, the clinical stages of diabetic nephropathy are also different. Now let us tell you some staging performance of diabetic nephropathy. We hope that essay can help you know more about this kidney disease. If you also have other questions about kidney disease, you can consult our online doctor or leave your questions and contact way below which our doctor will contact you within 24 hours.
The incidence of diabetic nephropathy has been gradually increased with the development of the course of diabetes. And it is a kind of common and more troublesome complications of diabetes. That is why we say diabetic nephropathy is the most serious complication of diabetes. Diabetic nephropathy is a kind of glomerular lesion of vascular damage. There is no any symptoms at the early stage. The blood pressure would in normal or higher than normal. At the early stage of diabetes, patient’s kidneys would become bigger than normal and the GFR would be increased which called high filtration state. Then would appear Interstitial proteinuria or urinary albumin gradually. With time goes by, patients would appear the symptoms of continuous proteinuria, swelling, high blood pressure, low GFR. Then develop to renal inadequacy and renal failure. Diabetic nephropathy is one of the major causes of death in diabetes. So the diabetic nephropathy has been divided into five stages by experts. The first stage is high GFR stage. The second stage is Normal urinary albumin stage. The third stage is early diabetic nephropathy stage. The forth stage is clinical diabetic nephropathy stage or dominant diabetic nephropathy stage. The final stage is renal failure stage. When the condition reach to the renal failure stage, patients will appear the symptoms of high creatinine level, high BUN, serious high blood pressure, Hypoproteinemia and swelling. Patients usually have azotemia which can cause low appetite, vomiting, anemia, high blood potassium, metabolic acidosis and hyperspasmia. Further more, it also can cause Uremic neuropathy and endomyocardial diseases. Those serious complications are the reasons to cause death.
If you have diabetes or diabetic nephropathy, do not very worried about your condition when you have the early symptoms of diabetic nephropathy. As long as you choose the proper treatments timely, your condition will not reach to the worst condition. If you want to know our characteristic treatments, you can consult our online doctors now or leave your question and contact way below.