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Are diabetics doomed to renal failure eventually no matter how well they treat their disease?

Are diabetics doomed to renal failure eventually no matter how well they treat their disease?

My father was first diagnosed with diabetes when he was around 50, with what I can recall he didn't take it too seriously, when he was around 70 he started having kidney problems and by 75 he was in end stage renal failure requiring dialysis 3 hours a day 3 days a week. He ended up passing away in his sleep but my concern is blindness and end stage renal failure and I strive to keep my A1C at around 5.6 if possible. My… read more

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I see some saying to take teaspoon of tumeric. According to an Indian doctor I know. He says that people are poisoning themselves doing this. That… read more

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