Long-Term Type 1 Linked to Kidney Disease

Researchers studying a large group of people who had type 1 for 50 years found that 60 percent of the participants were affected by end-stage renal disease (ESRD). 72% had macroalbuminuria and 88% had microalbuminuria affected 72 and 88 percent, respectively. The researchers concluded that some form of  kidney damage was universal in patients with long-term type 1 diabetes. Read more

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