Diabetic nephropathy is one of the common complications of diabetes. Management of diabetes can help in preventing diabetic nephropathy (DN) and avoid other complications. Your diet plays an important role in the overall management of diabetes and prevention of associated complications such as diabetic nephropathy.
Diabetic nephropathy is a serious kidney-related complication of diabetes, and is also called diabetic kidney disease. Almost 40 % of people with diabetes ultimately develop kidney disease. Diabetic nephropathy interferes with the ability of kidneys to do their usual work of removing waste products and extra fluids from the body.