Diabetic end stage renal failure--the Wellington experience 1975-1988.

  title={Diabetic end stage renal failure--the Wellington experience 1975-1988.},
  author={T J Thompson and Melanie C Fisher and Peggy Hatfield and Ruth B Morrison and T. James Neale},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand journal of medicine},
  volume={21 1},
Since the late 1970s patients with diabetic nephropathy have formed an increasing proportion of new entrants to the Hospital renal dialysis and transplantation programme, reaching 28% for the three year period to December 1988. Between 1 January 1975 and 31 December 1988, 87 diabetic patients were accepted for treatment. Fifty-one per cent were European, predominantly type I diabetics. Maori (9% of the total reference population) accounted for a disproportionately high 47% due to an over… CONTINUE READING