Diabetic nephropathy is kidney disease or damage that results as a complication of diabetes. See also: Type 1 diabetes; Type 2 diabetes; Risk factors for diabetes; Chronic kidney disease.
Having diabetes increases your risk for diabetic nephropathy, which causes damage to the kidneys. Early treatment can improve your outlook.
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