[Low birth weight--increased risk of diabetic nephropathies?].

  title={[Low birth weight--increased risk of diabetic nephropathies?].},
  author={Peter Rossing and Lise Tarnow and F. S. Nielsen and Birgitte Vilsb\oll Hansen and Barry M. Brenner and H. H. Parving},
  journal={Ugeskrift for laeger},
  volume={159 1},
It has been demonstrated that intrauterine growth retardation gives rise to a reduction in nephron number. Oligonephropathy has been suggested to enhance the risk for expression of renal disease following exposure to potentially injurious renal stimuli. In a case-control study we investigated if low birth weight is a risk factor for development of diabetic… CONTINUE READING