Diabetic glomerulosclerosis

Alternative names
Kimmelstiel-Wilson disease; Diabetic nephropathy; Diabetic kidney disease

Definition
Diabetic nephropathy is a complication of diabetes. If you have this condition, your kidney loses its ability to function properly. The condition is characterized by high protein levels in the urine.

see Diabetic nephropathy.

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 6, 2012
by Dave R. Roger, M.D.

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