How diabetes can damage your kidneys (and what you can do about it)

Your kidneys contain millions of minute blood vessels that filter waste products from your blood. But diabetes can damage these amazing organs, so they lose their filtering ability. How is kidney disease caused and what can you do to prevent or reverse the damage?

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Beating Kidney Disease

Persons with type 2 diabetes are especially prone to kidney disease. The best thing you can do to avoid problems with your kidneys is to keep your blood glucose and blood pressure levels under control and drink plenty of water. Here’s the story. Continue reading “Beating Kidney Disease”