Toggle: English / Spanish
Durante la nefropatía diabética, el riñón presenta daño y se acumula más proteína en la orina de lo normal. A medida que la enfermedad progresa, cada vez se va destruyendo más parte del riñón y con el tiempo la capacidad de éste para funcionar comienza a declinar, lo que finalmente puede llevar a insuficiencia renal crónica.
- Last reviewed on 6/27/2012
- Shehzad Topiwala, MD, Chief Consultant Endocrinologist, Premier Medical Associates, The Villages, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.
The information provided herein should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical professional should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Call 911 for all medical emergencies. Links to other sites are provided for information only -- they do not constitute endorsements of those other sites. © 1997- 2013 A.D.A.M., Inc. Any duplication or distribution of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited.