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Diabetic Kidney Problems

  • By: Jason Vassy
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Diabetes mellitus is the leading cause of kidney failure in the United States. Although the early stages of diabetic kidney disease, or diabetic nephropathy, are subtle and often go unnoticed, the disease can eventually result in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) requiring ...

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