Glomerular Structural Changes in Diabetes Mellitus

  • Ruth Østerby
Part of the Topics in Renal Medicine book series (TIRM, volume 6)

Abstract

Glomerular structure in diabetes presents a number of very intriguing questions that have been dealt with in the past. The most important aspect of the alterations in the diabetic kidney is the fact that, due to the glomerular abnormalities, a great proportion of young diabetic patients will eventually succumb to end-stage renal failure.

Keywords

Diabetic Kidney Filtration Surface Glomerular Hypertrophy Diabetic Glomerulopathy Incipient Nephropathy 
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