Any infection in the urinary system is also referred to as a urinary tract infection (UTI). The kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra are parts of the urinary system.
When you have both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, diabetic nephropathy is a side effect. A kidney’s blood vessel clusters that filter waste from the blood can become damaged over time if diabetes is not appropriately controlled.
A kidney biopsy affects the removal of a small piece of kidney tissue so that it may be analyzed under a microscope for indications of damage or disease.
When your kidneys are unable to do this function efficiently, hemodialysis is a process where a machine filters wastes, salts, and fluid from your blood.