Kidney Disease and Diabetes



Full Event

Highlight Clips

Can kidney disease be reversed?
What does it mean to have protein in your urine?
How many persons with type 1 diabetes will develop kidney disease and what are the signs and symptoms?
What tests and results are associated with developing kidney disease?
How does excess glucose contribute to kidney disease?


To address challenges commonly faced by people living with type 2 diabetes, American Diabetes Association created Ask the Experts Q&A, a free educational series focused on diabetes management and the relationship between diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and heart failure. Open to all, participants can ask their questions to diabetes experts in a live Q&A session online or on the phone. Events are currently scheduled monthly through the end of 2021. Register for free at, call 1-800-DIABETES (800-342-2383), or text “EXPERTS” to 833-TXT-LIVE (833-898-5483) to sign up for the series.

Ask the Experts: Kidney Disease and Diabetes: During this Q&A, our guest expert and nephrologist, Dr. Norman, will discuss the contributing factors for developing kidney disease, the stages that can occur over time, and treatment strategies. This event is hosted in collaboration with the American Kidney Fund.

This series is presented by Know Diabetes by Heart, a collaboration between American Diabetes Association® and American Heart Association®. Unauthorized use prohibited.