Diabetic Nephropathy (cont.)
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If you have diabetes, work with your doctor to keep your blood sugar levels within your target range. By managing your blood sugar, you can reduce the chances of developing nephropathy, or you can slow the disease if you already have it.1 Your doctor will want you to check your blood sugar several times each day. For more information, see:
Other steps you can take include the following:
What to Think About
If your diabetic nephropathy becomes worse and kidney failure develops, you may need to follow a specific diet. A dietitian can help you understand the requirements of this diet and help you make healthy choices. For more information, see:
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