Diabetic kidney disease

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

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 5, 2012
by David A. Scott, M.D.

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