Diabetes is hard to manage. You can get a comprehensive understanding of the disease here and get the information about the latest treatments and get professional advices. read more

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is a brand-new therapy based on traditional Chinese herbal medicines dating back thousands of years ago. It combines the essences of herbal medicines read more

Hormonal therapy is commonly used to treat Kidney Disease in clinic. It refers to use one or more than one hormone medicines to suppress the over-reactive immune reaction read more

Patients are suggested to treat kidney disease first before they get pregnant read more

If you are diagnosed with Kidney Disease, you should talk to your doctor about starting an exercise read more

Foods and Drinks play an important role in Kidney Disease patients read more

Kidney Disease News and Events read more

In every week, a famous experienced renal medicine specialist will be invited to help diagnose and evaluate inpatient's disease condition, offering detailed therapeutic schedule. read more

Font Size A A A

Diabetic Nephropathy Stages and Symptoms in Different Stages


2013-03-24 16:11

Diabetic nephropathy is one of the most serious chronic complications of diabetes. In early stage, the kidney damage can be reversed. Diabetic nephropathy is divided into five stages, each having different symptoms.

Stage 1: Kidneys enlarge in size and glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is higher than normal.GFR can exceed 130ml/min.In this stage, the patients have no clinical symptoms.

Stage 2:The kidney structure has changed with kidney enlargement, basement membrane thickening and expansion of mesangial area.Protein can be noticed in urine after intense physical activity.

Stage 3: Stage 3 diabetic nephropathy comes after patients have suffered from Diabetes for 5 to 15 years. In this stage,microalbumin can be found in urine.GFR is higher or normal.High blood pressure occurs in 1/5 cases.

Stage 4: Stage 4 diabetic nephropathy is characterized by large amounts of protein in urine, more than 0.5 g/d. Approximately 60~70% of the patients develop high blood pressure and edema. GFR starts to decline.

Stage 5:Stage 5 diabetic nephropathy is the end stage renal failure (ESRD). It occurs among patients with 15~30 years’ history of diabetes.

The above are the diabetic nephropathy stages and symptoms in different stages.In early stage, the kidney damage can be reversed completely by tight control of blood sugar level.However,once proteinuria occurs, the kidney function will decline at a fast speed. Eventually, when kidneys fail, the patients will have to require Dialysis or Kidney Transplant.

To stop the serious kidney damage, effective treatment should be adopted early.As the kidney damage results from diabetes, the patients should choose treatments to control diabetes and kidney damage simultaneously.

The combined therapy of Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy and Tangyankang is an alternative treatment for diabetic nephropathy. These two therapies can improve the utilization of insulin and reduce insulin resistance as well as activate the self-healing system of the body. Thus, it can treat diabetes and kidney disease effectively at the same time. In this way, the patients with diabetic nephropathy will avoid developing kidney failure.



If you send us email, please leave your phone number or WhatsApp/Viber (with country code) in email so that our renal expert can communicate with you timely and directly. We will do utmost to help you solve the problems.



What else you want to know:
Make An Appointment Beijing Tongshantang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
How can I get this treatment?
How can I get this treatment in my countries?
How much does this treatment cost?
What is the duration if I receive this treatment in your hospital?
What should I prepare to your hospital except visa?
How can I go to your hospital?

Gender:
Name:
Age:
Country:
(+area code)Phone Number:
Whatsapp :
Disease Description:
contact us
Diabetic nephropathy Questionnaire
patient story

Patient Story

Latest Articles

Kidney Disease:
Information :
symptoms treatment
diet&fitness