MEDICA EDUCATION CONFERENCE: Preventing diabetes from affecting the kidneys -- MEDICA Trade Fair

MEDICA EDUCATION CONFERENCE: Preventing diabetes from affecting the kidneys

November 14, 2014 is World Diabetes Day – and MEDICA is also concerned with this metabolic disorder: several lectures at the MEDICA EDUCATION CONFERENCE are dedicated to the so-called “sugar disease” that affects 382 million people worldwide. The Conference addresses the damages caused by the disease, its prevention and therapy.

11/03/2014

Photo: Blood plessure meter

A normal blood pressure is very important to prevent diabetes-associated damage to the kidneys; ©panthermedia.net/sergeymakarenko

Photo: A test strip ist dipped into urine

An albumin urine test is an early indication to treat diabetic nephropathy with drugs; ©panthermedia.net/singto2

Photo: Timo Roth; Copyright: B. Frommann

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