Does being diabetic mean you have a kidney disease?
No, being diabetic does not mean that you have a kidney disease.
Studies show that having type 2 diabetes more than doubles your chances of having kidney stones. They do not increase fasting blood sugar.
If your blood glucose levels are too high, the kidneys will have trouble filtering the blood properly. This can allow glucose and protein molecules from the blood to end up in the urine, which can cause foaming
Over time, high blood sugar from diabetes can damage blood vessels in the kidneys as well as nephrons so they do not work as well as they should. Many people with diabetes also develop high blood pressure, which can damage kidneys too