kidney disease in diabetes mellitus

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kidney disease in diabetes mellitus

; end-stage kidney (renal) failure initial microalbuminuria, progressing (in 80% of cases) to persistent proteinuria (i.e. >500 mg protein in urine in 24 hours, on three occasions in a 6-month period), increasing hypertension and progressive cardiovascular disease; affects type 1 and type 2 diabetics