Diabetes and your kidneys Diabetes Home Health problems from diabetes Diabetes and your teeth Look after your teeth Diabetes and your eyes Look after your eyes Diabetes and your feet How to look after your feet Diabetes and your skin Look after your skin Diabetes and your kidneys Diabetes and your heart Diabetes and your feelings It is important to look after your kidneys. You have 2 kidneys. Kidneys take the bad things out of your blood. You may have high blood sugar for a long time. This is hard for your kidneys. Your kidneys can not take all the bad parts from your blood. Your kidneys stop working. They do not take the bad things from your blood. You can do things to look after your kidneys. Talk to your doctor. Back Diabetes Home Next This is general information. Talk to your doctor for information made for you.