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What can you do to prevent kidney problems caused by diabetes?

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Drugs that lower blood sugar and blood pressure (even if you don't have high blood pressure) can cut your risk of kidney failure by 33%.

From: How Does Diabetes Affect Your Body? WebMD Medical Reference

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National Diabetes Education Program. 

UpToDate: “Treatment of Diabetic Neuropathy” and "Lower extremity amputation."

NIH: “Periodontal (Gum) Disease: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments.”

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on December 28, 2019

SOURCES:

National Diabetes Education Program. 

UpToDate: “Treatment of Diabetic Neuropathy” and "Lower extremity amputation."

NIH: “Periodontal (Gum) Disease: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments.”

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on December 28, 2019

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