Justin Delgado is husband to Kacie Doyle-Delgado, diagnosed at age 11. After more than a decade together, he considers himself to be an expert carb counter and Dexcom inserter. He graduated with his Master of Science in Finance from the University of Utah in 2013 and has been working in commercial banking since then. He attended his first Friends for Life conference in 2015 and is looking forward to volunteering with the teens.
August 26, 2003
Question from Himatnager, Gujrat, India:
I am a teenager with type�1 diabetes. Two months ago, I was hospitalised and my total treatment and schedule changed. First problem -- urine stored in bladder; up to 60% not voiding completely. The doctor recommended for catheter but infection in urine started and put in a suprapubic catheter but infection was still not controlled, and I was admitted into a kidney hospital and had my first dialysis two months ago and second blood dialysis soon after, and I was unconscious for a while.
I am not completely certain I understand your question. The information you provide suggests that there is now evidence of kidney failure. While kidney failure certainly can result with diabetes, it is much more often a consequence of very poorly controlled diabetes for many years, so I wonder if there is something else going on.
I think you should ask your doctors:
What does a kidney biopsy show?
What have the hemoglobin A1c values been?
Are you followed by a kidney specialist?