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Diabetic nephropathy means kidney damage that occurs as a result of diabetes. Researchers believe poor control of blood sugar or blood glucose levels is one of the reasons people with diabetes develop this type of kidney disease. Learn about diabetic nephropathy symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.