Renoprotection in diabetes: genetic and non-genetic risk factors and treatment

  title={Renoprotection in diabetes: genetic and non-genetic risk factors and treatment},
  author={H. H. Parving},
Persistent albuminuria ( > 300 mg/24 h or 200 mg/ min) is the hallmark of diabetic nephropathy, which can be diagnosed in the presence of diabetic retinopathy but absence of any clinical or laboratory evidence of other kidney or renal tract disease [1±3]. This definition is valid in patients with either Type II (non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus) or Type I diabetes (insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus) [3]. The clinical syndrome termed diabetic nephropathy is characterised by persistent… CONTINUE READING


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