What are the Symptoms of Diabetic Nephropathy?Many Diabetic Nephropathy patients are wondering what they should expect once they are diagnosed with the disease.Diabetic nephropathy is mainly have the following symptoms:
Anemia occurs in Diabetic Nephropathy because the impaired kidneys produce less erythropoietin. Erythropoietin is a kind of hormone which can regulate red blood cells production.
Dehydration, hypertension, electrolyte imbalance on account of vomiting, etc, is routine causes of dizziness as a result of diabetes. Besides, low kidney function can also cause anemia, arrhythmia, the deposits of uremic toxins, etc and dialysis treatment could potentially cause low blood pressure. All of these factors can result in dizziness.
As damage to kidneys get worse, swelling may primarily occur in the legs when the kidneys fail to control the balance of water, sodium and other electrolytes in body. Along with swelling, blood pressure also starts to rise.
4. Urinary changes
Patients with diabetic nephropathy may notice a general change in their patterns of urination. They could have increased urination, less urination often or dark-colored urine.
As we know, long-term diabetes can cause a number of complications when high blood glucose attacks various organs and systems.