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Telling his daughters he might only have 48 hours to live was tough. But that’s all changed.

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Denis was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes when he was being treated for heart and kidney failure.

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How diabetes can affect the kidneys

Diabetic nephropathy is the name given to kidney damage caused by diabetes. It develops slowly, over many years, and is also referred to as kidney disease. Almost one in five people with diabetes will need treatment for diabetic nephropathy but there’s a lot you can do to reduce your risk of developing problems with your kidneys.

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Diabetic kidney disease

Get an in-depth overview of what diabetic kidney disease is and why it is important. Get information about what symptoms to look out for, treatment options and how to reduce risk.

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Keeping your kidneys healthy

The NHS explains what you can do to reduce the risk of kidney disease and optimise your diet to keep your kidneys healthy!

Diabetes and the Kidneys

Diabetic nephropathy is the name given to kidney damage caused by diabetes. It develops slowly, over many years, and is also referred to as kidney disease.

Almost one in five people with diabetes will need treatment for diabetic nephropathy but there’s a lot you can do to reduce your risk of developing problems with your kidneys.