Management of Renal Disease

  • Author: Mohamed G. Atta, MD, MPH (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 3/14/17 (What's New)

Summary

  • Diabetic nephropathy should always be considered in patients with diabetes
  • Diabetic nephropathy–related kidney disease generally occurs 3-5 years after type 2 diabetes diagnosis and 8-10 years after type 1 diabetes diagnosis[Messent 1992; Mogensen 1984]

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