Chapter 15. Diabetes and the Kidney

  1. Peter J. Watkins1,
  2. Stephanie A. Amiel2,
  3. Simon L. Howell3 and
  4. Eileen Turner4

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760277.ch15

Diabetes and its Management, Sixth Edition

Diabetes and its Management, Sixth Edition

How to Cite

Watkins, P. J., Amiel, S. A., Howell, S. L. and Turner, E. (2003) Diabetes and the Kidney, in Diabetes and its Management, Sixth Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760277.ch15

Author Information

  1. 1

    King's College Hospital, London

  2. 2

    King's College, London

  3. 3

    King's College, London

  4. 4

    King's College Hospital, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405107259

Online ISBN: 9780470760277

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Keywords:

  • kidney;
  • diabetic nephropathy;
  • microalbuminuria;
  • proteinuria;
  • morbidity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • Pathology

  • Causes of Nephropathy

  • Epidemiology

  • Initiating Factors and Progression Promoters in Diabetic Nephropathy

  • Natural History of Diabetic Nephropathy

  • Detection and Investigation

  • Management

  • Blood Pressure Management

  • Mortality

  • Complications

  • End-Stage Renal Failure and Renal Support

  • Conclusions