Results for: Nephropathy

In Conditions and Diseases

What is a good diet for someone who suffers from diabetic nephropathy?

Anything that will help keep your blood-sugar levels in check, so the type of diet that anyone with diabetes should follow. The strictness of the diet will of course depend on ( Full Answer )
In Conditions and Diseases

What is diabetic nephropathy?

Diabetic nephropathy is the damage caused to the kidneys (the renal system) due to persistent high levels of glucose in the blood as happens in Diabetes.
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What is overt nephropathy?

overt nephropathy (defined as urine albumin more than 300 mg per 24 hours or more than 200 mcg per minute). Overt nephropathy often occurs in conjunction with a hyperfiltrati ( Full Answer )
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What is the Japanese name for IgA Nephropathy?

never heard of it so i typed it into a translate program and this came up. for single words you can trust this translate program 80% of the time in japanese IgA腎症. ( Full Answer )
In Diabetes

Why does lymphedema occur in diabetic nephropathy?

As "junk" (in the case of diabetics, probably crystallized sugar) builds up in the glomerular arteries, it gets progressively more difficult for the kidneys to filter water. T ( Full Answer )
In Diabetes

What type of disease is diabetic nephropathy?

Diabetic nephropathy is a disease that appears in people who have suffered from diabetes mellitus for a long period of time. It is a disease of the kidneys that eventually for ( Full Answer )
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What kind of disease is IgA Nephropathy?

IgA Nephropathy is a kidney disease. It is more like a disorder, where the IgA-protein that helps the body fight infections, settles in the kidneys. Ultimately this results in ( Full Answer )
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What is the definition of the term 'nephropathy'?

Nephropathy is a medical term. It basically means a condition where there has occurred damage to one or both kidneys. It could also refer to disease of the kidneys.