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Diagnosis of early diabetic nephropathy

Nov 02, 2017

Diabetic patients in the event of kidney damage, persistent proteinuria, the condition is irreversible, often developed to end-stage renal failure. Diabetic nephropathy has become a major cause of death in diabetic patients. So what is the diagnosis of diabetic nephropathy based on what?

Diagnosis of early diabetic nephropathy:

According to the increase in urinary albumin excretion rate (normal <20μg / min, <30mg / 24h). Diagnostic requirements within 6 months of continuous urine examination with 2 microalbumin excretion rate> 20μg / min, but <200μg / min (that is, between 30 ~ 300mg / 24h), while excluding other possible causes of its increase, Such as urinary tract infection, exercise, primary hypertension, heart failure and increased water load. Diabetes mellitus can also cause microalbuminuria, urinary albumin can be discharged> 20μg / min, such urinary albumin excretion can not be diagnosed as early diabetic nephropathy. However, if the effective control of diabetes, urinary albumin excretion is still 20 ~ 200μg / min, you can think of early diabetic nephropathy.

Clinical diagnosis of diabetic nephropathy based on:

Has a history of diabetes; other reasons other than intermittent or persistent clinical proteinuria (urine protein positive), which is the key to clinical diagnosis of DN; may be associated with renal insufficiency; associated with retinopathy, this is a strong evidence; Confirmed that the general only when the diagnosis is indeed in doubt when appropriate.

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Diagnosis of early diabetic nephropathy

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