Kanemi Aoki

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OBJECTIVE Management of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a critical issue in public health in attempt to prevent kidney failure and dialysis dependency. Since 1998, diabetes mellitus has been the leading cause of dialysis dependency in Japan. Previous reports demonstrated that the prevalence of CKD in diabetic patients was high; however albuminuria was not(More)
We encountered three patients with fulminant type 1 diabetes whose serum amylase levels were not elevated and evaluated their immunological characteristics. Although all three patients had no antibodies to islet antigens including glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD), GAD-reactive T lymphocytes were detected in two patients. Combined with the findings that(More)
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