Nephropathy, or kidney disease, is among the most serious complications for many people with diabetes. it’s the leading cause of kidney failure in the united states. according to the national.
This content is provided as a service of the national institute of diabetes and digestive and kidney diseases (niddk), part of the national institutes of health. the niddk translates and disseminates research findings through its clearinghouses and education programs to increase knowledge and understanding about health and disease among patients, health professionals, and the public..
Chronic kidney disease or failure is a progressive loss of kidney function that sometimes occurs over many years. often the symptoms are not noticeable until the disease is well advanced, so it is.