Patients with diabetes as the primary kidney disease have a worse survival than patients with comorbid diabetes in chronic haemodialysis patients.

AIM Diabetes is the leading cause of chronic kidney disease (CKD) that requires dialysis. It is not clear if survival of patients with diabetes as primary kidney disease (DKD) is different from the survival of patients with diabetes as comorbidity (DCM). We investigated the survival of patients with DKD and patients with DCM in patients on maintenance… (More)