Kidney Disease in Diabetes
eISBN: 978-981-14-2200-3, 2020 ISBN: 978-981-14-2199-0 ISSN: 2717-5847 (Print) ISSN: 2717-5855 (Online)
This reference work provides comprehensive information about diabetic nephropathy. Chapters in the book introduce the reader to the link between diabetes, obesity and chronic kidney disease (CKD) and delve into many topics relevant to treating kidney disease in diabetic patients. These topics include CKD epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment considerations for the elderly patient, post-transplant diabetes, pathophysiology, biomarkers and much more. Special topics such as the incidence of cardiovascular disease in diabetic CKD, nutrition for obese CKD patients and the clinical use of biomarkers for evaluating cases are also included.
Moro O. Salifu and Samy I. McFarlane
Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, State University of New York-Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA.