Diabetes and lifetime risk of ESRD in high-risk remote-dwelling Australian Aboriginal people: a 20-year cohort study.

To the Editor: The incidence of ESRD in Aboriginal people in remote areas of the Northern Territory of Australia is among the highest in the world. Diabetic nephropathy is more prevalent in Aboriginal than in non-Aboriginal ESRD patients. Lifetime risk of ESRD is the cumulative risk of an individual developing ESRD during their remaining lifetime. It is a… CONTINUE READING