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Diabetes-Related Nephropathy: A Case Study

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I was intrigued by the theme of your Thread Discussion this week since I am the Outpatient Diabetes Educator and come across numerous patients with renal disease who stare at the face of the only life-saving option - dialysis. As you indicated, it is imperative to educate these patients on continuous self -care to avoid this dreadful treatment and prevent further complications related to lack of taking timely interventions. Because diabetes-related nephropathy is on many occasions a sad repercussion of a person's non-compliance resulting in a poor glycemic control which creates a devastating recipe for renal disease, the healthcare providers must focus on early prevention and self-care education. However, in my current position, I am exposed
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