Interesting article from the BBC news about the link between kidney disease and life expectancy in Diabetics. I thought it was interesting and worth sharing.
"Keeping your kidneys healthy could be one of the best ways to extend your life if you have Type 2 diabetes, researchers have suggested.
The University of Washington study found that having kidney disease meant a much higher risk of early death.
Kidney disease was present in 9.4% of the people without diabetes, and 42.3% of those with diabetes.
They found that 7.7% of those without diabetes or kidney disease died over the course of the decade-long study."
Full article bbc.co.uk/news/health-21184232
Have you had a blood or urine test for kidney function?