Incidence of Nephropathy in Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus as Related to Mortality and Cost-Benefit of Early Intervention

  • Knut Borch-Johnsen


Development of clinical diabetic nephropathy in IDDM-patients is associated with high excess mortality as well as with generalized vascular lesions and impairment in the cardiovascular risk profile of the individual. It therefore indicates a poor prognosis of the patient.


Diabetic Nephropathy Antihypertensive Treatment Excess Mortality Diabetes Duration Urinary Albumin Excretion Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Knut Borch-Johnsen
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre of Preventive MedicineGlostrupDenmark

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