Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 2nd, 2006
"Diabetic kidney disease is a microvascular complication that is observed in a minority of patients with long-standing hyperglycemia. Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is associated with shortened patient survival, severe morbidity, and increased health care costs," investigators in the United States report.
"Unfortunately," wrote Y.M. Liu and colleagues, Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, "the incidence rates of DN continue to increase in Western societies, and DN is now the most...
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