Dietary controls produce positive results for a non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus patient.


Renal disease is a leading cause of death and disability for diabetic patients. Diabetic nephropathy is responsible for half of the cases of end-stage renal disease in the United States. For non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus patients, the prevalence of diabetic nephropathy varies from 15% to 60% and is influenced by genetic background. Early screening… (More)