Hematuria and Diabetic Nephropathy
The diagnosis of diabetic nephropathy is often straightforward. The patient has had long-standing juvenile-onset insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, has developed retinopathy and proteinuria, and then has progressed to chronic renal failure. Hematuria has not been regarded as a prominent feature of the disease, and the urinary sediment has been ignored by the majority of authors.
KeywordsDiabetic Nephropathy Glomerular Disease Urinary Sediment Renal Papillary Necrosis Diabetic Nephropathy Patient
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