Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, November 6th, 2006
According to a study from People's Republic of China, "The objective of the study was to investigate risk factors and develop risk equations for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes."
X.L. Yang and colleagues working with the Chinese University of Hong Kong explained, "A prospective cohort of 4,438 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and without ESRD (median observation period 2.9 years, interquartile range 1.6-4.1 years) was included in the analysis.
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