Diabetic nephropathy: changing concepts of pathogenesis and treatment.

@article{Bell1991DiabeticNC,
  title={Diabetic nephropathy: changing concepts of pathogenesis and treatment.},
  author={David S H Bell},
  journal={The American journal of the medical sciences},
  year={1991},
  volume={301 3},
  pages={195-200}
}
  • David S H Bell
  • Published 1991 in The American journal of the medical sciences
The metabolic changes which accompany hyperglycemia in a person with diabetes are thought to cause renal hyperperfusion and intraglomerular hypertension, especially in the person with a predisposition to essential hypertension. Intraglomerular hypertension causing deposition of protein in the mesangium leads to glomerulosclerosis and renal failure… CONTINUE READING