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What is diabetic nephropathy?

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Diabetic nephropathy -- kidney disease that results from diabetes -- is the number one cause of kidney failure. Almost a third of people with diabetes develop diabetic nephropathy.

From: Diabetic Nephropathy WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: 

National Kidney Foundation: “Diabetes and Kidney Disease.” 

American Diabetes Association: “Kidney Disease (Nephropathy).” 

The Kidney Foundation: “Diabetes and Kidney Disease.” 

Gross, J. 2005. Diabetes Care

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on July 15, 2018

SOURCES: 

National Kidney Foundation: “Diabetes and Kidney Disease.” 

American Diabetes Association: “Kidney Disease (Nephropathy).” 

The Kidney Foundation: “Diabetes and Kidney Disease.” 

Gross, J. 2005. Diabetes Care

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on July 15, 2018

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