Diabetes-related end-stage renal disease in Austria 1965-2013.

BACKGROUND Diabetic kidney disease (DKD) is the leading cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in Austria, accounting for a high burden of morbidity and mortality. In this nationwide study, we aimed to evaluate the incidence and fate of patients with DKD-ESRD over time. METHODS Data (collected annually) from the Austrian Dialysis- and Transplant Registry… CONTINUE READING