Improve Prognosis Of Diabetic NephropathyThis article was provided by doctor zhengfalei 2013-08-30 17:08
Diabetic nephropathy is a severe complication of diabetes mellitus. When people with diabetes have kidney disease, it is necessary for them to have a treatment in a normal hospital as soon as possible, as diabetic nephropathy is more likely to cause kidney failure than other kidney disorders. Diabetic nephropathy cannot be cured, but it can be managed and prevented it from developing end-stage kidney failure. How to improve the prognosis for patients with diabetic nephropathy?
Pay attention to diet: if you are a diabetic nephropathy patient, you have to notice your diet, because a reasonable diet can improve prognosis of diabetic nephropathy. The followings are the dietary suggestions for Diabetic Nephropathy.
* limit the intake of salt or sodium, take low-salt food.
* limit the intake of protein, eat the foods with high quality protein, like fish, lean meat.
* avoid high-fat foods, like pork, plant oil, walnut meat, pine nut, sesame.
* avoid smoking and dreaking.
Receive an effective treatment: An effective treatment plays a crucial part in improving prognosis of Diabetic Nephropathy. This includes treatment for symptoms and treatment for root cause. Only treat diabetic nephropathy fundamentally, can you further improve the prognosis.
* Take hypotensive drugs: patients with diabetic nephropathy may have high blood pressure which can deteriorate diabetic nephropathy and make it faster into end-stage kidney failure. For patients with high blood pressure, they may feel headache, dizziness, vomiting or insomnia. In general, your doctor will let you take ACE inhibitors and ARBs and so on.
* Take hypoglycemic agents: to prevent the increase of blood sugar, you have to take hypoglycemic agents, like Biguanide, Alpha glucosidase inhibitor, Glimepiride.
* Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy: when blood sugar is controlled tightly, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy can be used to repair injured kidney intrinsic cells. Kidney disease progresses as more and more kidney tissues are injured and fail to function properly. With micro-Chinese medicine, not only injured kidney cells can be repaired, healthy kidney intrinsic cells can be protected at the same time.
Lastly, for a patient with Diabetic Nephropathy, only with a comprehensive treatment method and measure, can illness be controlled or stopped effectively. And also can prognosis be improved successfully.
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