"Hypertension & Diabetes: The Road to Renal Failure"
There are several conditions and diseases that can lead to chronic kidney disease (CKD). Hypertension and diabetes are just two of the most common causes.
"CKD Common in People with Undiagnosed Diabetes"
Individuals with undiagnosed diabetes or prediabetes have a relatively high prevalence of CKD, according to a new study.After adjusting for age, gender, and race/ethnicity, those with undiagnosed diabetes and prediabetes have a CKD prevalence of 24.2% and 17.1%, respectively, researchers reported in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (2010;5:673-682)....