Diabetic kidney disease-Interesting Facts

4 Interesting Facts of Diabetic kidney disease

1. All adults with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus should be screened for nephropathy by serum creatinine and urine albumin testing.

2. Consider kidney biopsy for any patient with diabetes whose kidney disease does not follow the typical progression of diabetic nephropathy.

3. Treat diabetic nephropathy with a combination of blood glucose control, blood pressure control, and renin-angiotensin system inhibition.

4. Patients with diabetes and chronic kidney disease are most likely to die from a cardiovascular cause.


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