Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, May 10th, 2010
Diabetic nephropathy typically affects the network of tiny blood vessels in the glomerulus, a key structure in the kidney composed of capillary blood vessels, which is necessary for the filtration of the blood. "In addition to the personal burden, the societal burden of diabetic nephropathy is enormous, exceeding U.S. $10 billion in annual medical expenditures. Despite...
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