Does type 2 diabetes mellitus delay renal failure in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease?

@article{Backenroth2002DoesT2,
  title={Does type 2 diabetes mellitus delay renal failure in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease?},
  author={Rebecca Backenroth and Mordecai M. Popovtzer},
  journal={Renal failure},
  year={2002},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={803-13}
}
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is a common renal disease without an effective therapeutic intervention to delay renal failure. Within kindreds, renal dysfunction often develops at a similar age in affected individuals, although there are known modifying factors. Two kindreds with ADPKD have shown a striking pattern of delayed onset of renal insufficiency in those individuals also suffering from type 2 diabetes mellitus. Eight nondiabetic patients with ADPKD had onset of… CONTINUE READING