How can we improve prognosis in diabetic patients with end-stage renal disease?

Abstract

Diabetes has become the single most important cause of end-stage renal failure, but survival of diabetic patients with renal replacement therapy continues to be poor. The major causes of death are cardiovascular complications. Most cardiovascular complications, particularly coronary atheroma, accumulate before patients enter renal replacement programs. This… (More)

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@article{Ritz1999HowCW, title={How can we improve prognosis in diabetic patients with end-stage renal disease?}, author={Elvira Ritz and M. Koch and Dr. med D. Fliser and Vedat Schwenger}, journal={Diabetes care}, year={1999}, volume={22 Suppl 2}, pages={B80-3} }