Diabetic nephropathy in type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes: An epidemiological study

  title={Diabetic nephropathy in type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes: An epidemiological study},
  author={Allan R. Andersen and Jens Sandahl Christiansen and Johannes Andersen and Svend Kreiner and Torsten Deckert},
A follow-up of 1475 Type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetic patients diagnosed before 1953 (815 males, 660 females) and before the age of 31 years was conducted. All patients were seen at the Steno Memorial Hospital and were referred from all parts of Denmark; 91 (6%) could not be traced. The rest (94%) were followed until death or for at least 25 years; 249 (17%) were followed for >40 years. Clinical diabetic nephropathy developed in 531 (41%) of the 1303 patients in whom sufficient information… CONTINUE READING
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