Mikhail Gorbachev Has Kidney Disease and Diabetes, Turns Out Both Are Related!

Suara.com – Mikhail Gorbachev, the former president of the Soviet Union, died at the age of 91 on Tuesday (30/8/2022) evening Russian time.

Before his death, Mikhail Gorbachev had been frequently admitted to the Central Clinical Hospital in Moscow for several years, suffering from kidney disease and diabetes.

In July 2022, Mikhail Gorbachev was hospitalized with kidney disease and diabetes mellitus which worsened his condition. This was revealed by the Economist Ruslan Grinberg who visited Mikhail Gorbachev in the hospital.

“Gorbachev has diabetes and kidney problems, he’s on dialysis,” Grinberg said Then24.

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Reported from Fresenius Kidney Carediabetes is the leading cause of chronic kidney disease which increases the risk by 44 percent.

Mikhail Gorbachev (Pixabay.com)

Diabetes is a condition in which the body does not make enough insulin or cannot use it effectively. This makes it difficult to maintain healthy blood sugar (glucose) levels.

Diabetic kidney disease refers to the decline in kidney function that occurs in some people who have diabetes.

Diabetes is a risk factor for kidney disease. Over time, high levels of sugar in the blood can cause the tiny blood vessels in the kidneys to narrow and become blocked.

Without adequate blood flow, the kidneys will be damaged. Not only that, diabetes can also cause damage to the nerves in your body.

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If the bladder nerves are damaged, you may not be able to feel when your bladder is full.

Pressure from a full bladder can damage your kidneys. If urine stays in your bladder for a long time, you may have a urinary tract infection.

This condition is caused by bacteria that grow quickly in urine with high sugar levels. This infection can sometimes spread to the kidneys.

People with diabetes can also develop high blood pressure, which is another leading cause of chronic kidney disease.


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