Chronic kidney disease in long duration type 1 diabetes lasting more than 50 years.

OBJECTIVE There is evidence that microalbuminuria and overt nephropathy may progress more slowly in long duration (> 20 years) type 1 diabetes (T1DM). To explore this further, we examined the characteristics of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in a large cohort of long duration T1DM in the United Kingdom (UK). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We studied the UK… CONTINUE READING