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TomNFL

WHAT IS MOST LIKELY CAUSE OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE FOR DIABETES 2

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(Type 2) diabetes was the cause of my CKD. Diabetes is the primary reason many folks get CKD with hypertension being #2. I have both but diagnostic tests and a complete medical history showed diabetes as the cause.

Damaged kidney blood vessels due to high sugar levels over time kidney.org/atoz/content/Dia...

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WYOAnneNKF Ambassador in reply to userotc

Great reply! That's it in a nutshell! That's why it is so important for diabetics to keep their blood sugars under control.Best to you!

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