Prevalence of non-diabetic renal disease in patients with type 2 diabetes.

@article{Mou2010PrevalenceON,
  title={Prevalence of non-diabetic renal disease in patients with type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Shan Mou and Qin Wang and Jian Liu and Xiajing Che and Minfang Zhang and Liou Cao and Wenyan Zhou and Zhaohui Ni},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={2010},
  volume={87 3},
  pages={354-9}
}
It is important to differentiate proteinuria from non-diabetic renal diseases (NDRD) or diabetic nephropathy in diabetic patients. The purpose of our study was to evaluate the prevalence of NDRD. A retrospective analysis was performed on diabetic patients who had undergone renal biopsy during a 6-year period. Our study revealed a high prevalence of NDRD in the diabetic population. Sixty-nine patients were investigated, 52.2% were diagnosed as NDRD and 47.8% as DN. Focal segmental… CONTINUE READING

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