Diabetes is a growing global public health epidemic. According to data from the International Diabetes Federation, there were more than 450 million individuals worldwide with diabetes in 2017; by 2045, that number is expected to increase to 693 million. Much of the burden of this disease stems from its associated complications. Diabetic nephropathy is one of the most common complications, affecting about 40% of patients with diabetes. Worldwide, it is recognized as the foremost cause of chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Effective management of diabetic nephropathy is essential to optimize outcomes.
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Cite this: A. Brent Alper. Fast Five Quiz: Diabetic Nephropathy Management - Medscape - Apr 24, 2020.