This seems like an appropriate topic to follow yesterday’s post. Just a point, 25% of those on dialysis are diabetics. That does not have to happen if you control your disease…just does not have to happen.
When you think of diabetes, and I’m talking both kinds here, could you tell me what those whose condition gets out of control can expect to suffer?
If you said blindness or nerve damage leading to amputation, you’d be correct. While those two factors are perhaps the most iconic diabetic issues they’re not the only ones and on their own they’re very unlikely to actually kill you. Diabetes is a condition which imbalances the whole human body just by being there. Raised levels of blood-sugar affect almost every part of the body but one specifically. The kidneys.
Your kidneys are organs which filter your blood. They’re powerful little organs and they work non-stop but they weren’t designed to be constantly filtering high levels of sugar from the blood. To start with they’ll manage, all be it grudgingly but eventually they’ll work too hard for too long and actually start to…
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