In conclusion, diabetic kidney failure is a common and growing problem in many transitional and disadvantaged populations throughout the world. Poverty and, paradoxically, the rapid emergence from poverty are, in part, responsible for the growing epidemic because these factors increase the risk of diabetes. Unfortunately, particularly in developing countries, the costs associated with management of diabetic kidney failure already far exceed the available resources. Accordingly, efforts should be directed toward reducing the number of people who reach kidney failure, through diabetes prevention and early screening and intervention in those who already have diabetes.

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Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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