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Diabetic nephropathy in type 1 diabetes

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02-04-2019 | Complications | News

Microvascular complications do not interact to raise mortality in type 1 diabetes

All-cause mortality risk in patients with type 1 diabetes and more than one microvascular complication does not exceed the combined risk estimates of each separate complication, Danish researchers report.

01-09-2019 | Nephropathy | News

Albuminuria backed as kidney disease treatment response marker

The results of two individual patient data meta-analyses support albuminuria as a surrogate marker of treatment response in patients with chronic kidney disease, particularly those with high baseline albuminuria.

11-22-2018 | Nephropathy | News

International variation in ESRD, non-ESRD deaths in type 1 diabetes highlighted

The risk for end-stage renal disease is high among patients with type 1 diabetes and advanced nephropathy but varies by country, shows an analysis of cohorts from Finland, France, Denmark, and the USA.

11-14-2018 | Nephropathy | News

Ischemic heart disease biggest threat to type 1 diabetes patients after kidney transplant

Kidney transplantation greatly reduces mortality risk in people with type 1 diabetes and end-stage renal disease, but premature death from ischemic heart disease remains common, report researchers.

11-09-2018 | Adolescents | News

Elevated multiple complication risk in youth with type 1 diabetes

Patients with type 1 diabetes may develop multiple complications even before they reach adulthood, shows an analysis of the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study.

08-15-2018 | Nephropathy | News

High-normal ACR predicts renal damage in adolescents with diabetes

Having an albumin-to-creatinine ratio at the upper end of the normal range predicts microalbuminuria and cardiovascular risk in adolescents with type 1 diabetes, say the AdDIT investigators.

07-17-2018 | Primary care | News

HbA1c valid marker of blood glucose in anemia or CKD

The presence of mild-to-moderate anemia or chronic kidney disease does not have a clinically significant effect on the interpretation of glycated hemoglobin as a marker of glycemic control, Danish research shows.

05-30-2018 | Nephropathy | News

Hyperkalemia common, linked to poor outcomes in diabetes

A population-based study shows that hyperkalemia is common in people with diabetes, and is associated with hospital admissions and mortality risk.

04-18-2018 | Nephropathy | News

Neprilysin inhibition appears beneficial in diabetic kidney disease

Secondary analysis of the PARADIGM-HF trial shows that the adverse effects of diabetes on kidney function can be ameliorated by a neprilysin inhibitor.

03-26-2018 | Complications | News

Diabetes duration, control impact cause-specific mortality in Mexico

Deaths from vascular, renal, and infectious causes substantially increase with increasing diabetes duration and worsening glycemic control, results of the Mexico City Prospective Study show.

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.

11-01-2017 | Adolescents | News

No renal benefits of ACE inhibitor, statin treatment in adolescents with type 1 diabetes

Results of AdDIT show that treatment with an ACE inhibitor, a statin, or both does not protect against the increased albumin excretion that frequently occurs in patients with type 1 diabetes during adolescence.

09-27-2017 | Nephropathy | News

Kidney disease warning for type 1 diabetes patients

US researchers warn that some degree of kidney disease is “virtually universal” among patients who have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes for a long time.

09-15-2017 | Physical activity | EASD 2017 | News

Exercise important for type 1 diabetes patients regardless of CKD

Physical activity is linked to lower mortality risk among patients with type 1 diabetes irrespective of whether they have comorbid chronic kidney disease, study results suggest.

08-25-2017 | Cardiovascular outcomes | News

Poor outlook after stroke for type 1 diabetes patients

Nearly three-quarters of patients with type 1 diabetes have cardiovascular events and more than half die in the years following a stroke, a study shows.

03-30-2017 | Ketoacidosis | News

Acute kidney injury common in pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis

Almost two-thirds of children hospitalized with diabetic ketoacidosis develop acute kidney injury within 24 hours of hospitalization, study findings indicate.

11-25-2016 | Nephropathy | News

Low BP could be renoprotective in type 1 diabetes

Observational data suggest that a low blood pressure target may still be necessary for patients with type 1 diabetes.

10-26-2016 | Complications | News | Article

Causes of death defined in young adults with type I diabetes

Mortality rates are high among adolescents and young adults with type I diabetes, with more than half caused by acute or chronic complications, researchers report.