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Diabetic Nephropathy: Prognosis, Life Expectancy And Exercises

2014-04-07 02:38

Diabetic Nephropathy: Prognosis, Life Expectancy And  ExercisesIn recent decades, more and more people have been affected by Diabetic Nephropathy. However, there are still many people have known little about this disorder. In this text, you will learn more knowledge of the prognosis, life expectancy, exercises concerning diabetic kidney disease.

What is the prognosis of diabetic nephropathy?

Frankly speaking, people with DN usually have a poor prognosis. In it’s early stage, there are usually no obvious symptoms. However, pathological changes do exist in the filtering units(glomeruli). In clinical, once persistent proteinuria occurs, it indicates kidneys have been damaged seriously. In most cases, this procedure can last for 10 years.

How long can diabetic kidney disease patients live?

According to the data, nearly 50% of diabetic nephropathy patients will develop into ESRD within 10 years. To be honest, it is really hard for us to give an exact answer concerning how long can they live. Because the life span can be affected by many factors, such as, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, consumption of protein foods, complications, treatments, unhealthy living habits and so on. If not controlled well, these factors will accelerate kidney damage and shorten the survival periods of patients.

What kind of exercises are appropriate for people with DN?

In daily life, people with this disorder had better not take strenuous physical activities like baseball, mountain-climbing, basketball, football, etc, otherwise, patient’s health will be affected.

On the contrary, the can take some moderate exercises like walking, jogging, Tai Chi and so on to strengthen the immunity and fight against infections. Meanwhile, the frequency can be controlled at 3-5 times each week and 20-30 minutes each time.

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