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02-16-2018 | Nephropathy | News

Albuminuria regression associated with reduced CVD risk in patients with type 1 diabetes

Improvement in albuminuria is associated with a reduction in the risk for cardiovascular disease and mortality among patients with diabetic nephropathy, results of the FinnDiane study suggest.

02-13-2018 | Nephropathy | News

Clinical presentation of CKD may influence mortality risk

US research demonstrates that mortality rates have decreased over time among diabetes patients with elevated urinary albumin excretion, but have increased for those with low estimated glomerular filtration rate in the absence of albuminuria.

02-12-2018 | Diabetic foot | News

Predictors of diabetic foot amputation identified

Arterial disease and neuropathy, along with poor vision and reduced kidney function, are associated with a significantly increased risk for lower limb amputation in men with diabetes, US researchers report.

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10-24-2017 | Neuropathy | Review | Article

Treatment-induced neuropathy of diabetes

This review highlights the clinical symptoms and signs, raises awareness of the cause, and provides education about prevention of treatment-induced neuropathy of diabetes.

Gibbons CH. Curr Diab Rep 2017;17:127. doi:10.1007/s11892-017-0960-6

10-23-2017 | Cardiovascular disorders | Review | Article

Translating recent results from the Cardiovascular Outcomes Trials into clinical practice: Recommendations from the Central and Eastern European Diabetes Expert Group (CEEDEG)

The authors develop regional expert consensus recommendations with aim of improving the care of patients with type 2 diabetes at high cardiovascular risk in Central and Eastern Europe.

Schernthaner G et al. Cardiovasc Diabetol 2017;16:137. doi:10.1186/s12933-017-0622-7

10-17-2017 | Nephropathy | Review | Article

B cells in type 1 diabetes mellitus and diabetic kidney disease

The authors review the role of B cells in the pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes and how these cells are activated during disease development, speculating on how B cells might be involved in diabetic kidney disease.

Nat Rev Nephrol 2017; 13: 712–720. doi: 10.1038/nrneph.2017.138

Authors:
Mia J. Smith, Kimber M. Simmons, John C. Cambier
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