According to the american diabetes association ada up to 40 of people with diabetes develop kidney disease. Approximately 20 million americans are unaware of their risk for kidney disease.
With interest we read the article by hernandez et al.
Diabetes hypertension diabetes kidney disease. Grocery list for diabetes high blood pressure and kidney disease for renal diet. Hypertension causes an overexertion in the heart that over time can damage blood vessels throughout the body. In brief hypertension is prevalent in most individuals with diabetic kidney disease dkd.
Vegetables potassium 250mgserving fruits potassium 250 mgserving. High blood pressure diabetes and kidney disease. This list was created to give a one page list of foods that could work for someone with kidney disease heart disease and diabetes.
The kidneys play a key role in keeping a persons blood pressure in a healthy range and blood pressure in turn can affect the health of the kidneys. Learning you have diabetes or high blood pressureand controlling these illnesses can help you prevent or delay chronic kidney disease. Hypertension diabetescauses of renal failure 2013 01 19 1008.
Categories on grocery list include. About increasing awareness of chronic kidney disease and aging we agree with the authors of the article that the diabetes mellitus and hypertension are the leading causes of chronic kidney disease ckd. Dkd is defined as kidney disease attributed to diabetes versus chronic kidney disease which may have numerous etiologies including diabetes.
In brief hypertension is prevalent in most individuals with diabetic kidney disease dkd. Hypertension and kidney disease. Failure to treat hypertension appropriately in this subgroup of patients results in an increased risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality as well as a faster progression of kidney disease.
The american diabetes association ada recommends screening for nephropathy 5 years after diagnosis for type 1 diabetes and at diagnosis for type 2 diabetes. Failure to treat hypertension appropriately in this subgroup of patients results in an increased risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality as well as a faster progression of kidney disease. Long term hypertension and diabetes are two major causes of renal failure therefore more attention should be paid if you have years of high blood pressure or high blood glucose which are not well controlled.
High blood pressure accelerates the progression of kidney disease in people with diabetes. The incidence of end stage renal disease esrd in the us is rising at an alarming rate with the largest increase among african american populations. The two most common causes of kidney disease are diabetes and high blood pressure.
The kidneys are a pair of vital organs that perform many functions to keep the blood clean and chemically balanced. The key risk factors for kidney disease are hypertension and diabetes which are both becoming more prevalent in the us and particularly in african americans.