Kidney damage caused by many years of high blood glucose level.
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disease of the kidneys. Hyperglycemia and hypertension can damage the kidneys' glomeruli. When the kidneys are damaged, protein leaks out of the kidneys into the urine. Damaged kidneys can no longer remove waste and extra fluids from the bloodstream.
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Nephropathy: Any kidney disease. For example, there is diabetic nephropathy, gouty nephropathy, HIV-associated nephropathy, ischemic nephropathy, sickle cell nephropathy,and so on. From the Greek 'nephros' (kidney) + 'pathos' (disease).
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<nephrology, urology> Any disease of the kidneys. ... Origin: Gr. Pathos = disease ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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(nә-frop´ә-the) any disease of the kidneys; see also nephritis. Called also nephrosis. adj., nephropath´ic., adj.
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(nephro- + Gr. pathos disease) disease of the kidneys.
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nephropathy, nephropathia, nephropathic Any disease of the kidneys.
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Nephropathy refers to damage to or disease of the kidney. An older term for this is nephrosis. ==Causes== Causes of nephropathy include deposition of the IgA antibodies in the glomerulus, administration of analgesics, xanthine oxidase deficiency, and long-term exposure to lead or its salts. Chronic...
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Disease of the kidneys caused by damage to the small blood vessels or to the units in the kidneys that clean the blood. People who have had diabetes for a long time may have kidney damage.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ne-frop′ă-thē Definitions: 1. Any disease of the kidney. Synonyms: nephropathia, nephrosis1
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1) Kidney disease 2) Nephrosis 3) Renal disorder 4) Uropathy
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