Love Your Kidneys

Fact: kidney disease is the leading cause of kidney failure in the US. The good news is that diabetics have a number of scientifically proven tactics that will protect their kidneys and lower the risk for developing diabetes-related kidney disease.

* TIGHT blood glucose control significantly lowers the risk of developing diabetic kidney disease
* controlling blood pressure protects the kidneys

Also good news, these same measures can also protect your heart, blood vessels, eyes, and nerves.

To read more in-depth about this subject, go to the Diabetes Self Management website.

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