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Swollen Feet Caused by Kidney Failure in Diabetes What to Do

2014-07-13 23:17

Swollen Feet Caused by Kidney Failure in Diabetes What to DoSwelling in the feet could be indicative of edema. The term ‘edema’ refers to the swelling that occurs when excess fluid accumulates in the body tissues. Edema could be a symptom of a serious medical condition associated with the kidneys. In this text, let us discuss what to do to deal with swollen feet caused by Kidney Failure in Diabetes. Have a question? Consult our online doctor for free and professional advice.


Healthy kidneys are responsible for producing urine, filtering waste products from the blood and maintain normal levels of fluid and electrolytes.

In case of Kidney Failure from Diabetes, the kidneys are severely damaged and kidney function declines, excess fluid builds up in the blood and causes swelling. Swollen feet is a common sign of the disorder.


After finding the underlying cause of swollen feet in Kidney Failure and Diabetes, patients can take steps as below to solve the problem.

a. Adopt holistic medical treatment to repair the damaged kidneys and restore the renal function. In this way, symptoms will be eliminated naturally. Herbal remedy known as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is recommended with such curative effects.

b. Try to maintain healthy weight and lose weight if necessary.

c. Reduce intake of sodium. Avoid high-sodium foods like canned soups, canned vegetables, fast foods and frozen dinners.

d. Elevate legs above the heart while lying down or sitting.

Hope the above introduction can be helpful for your better managing swollen feet caused by Kidney Failure in Diabetes. Still have anything unclear or would like to learn more information? Please leave a message in the following section or Email us at kidney-support@hotmail.com. We will reply you promptly within 24 hours. Keep well!

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