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What are the chances of type 1 diabetic dying from kidney failure?

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Dr. John Hammes
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Low in America

Most type i diabetics die from complications of heart disease.
While it is not uncommon for type 1 diabetic to get kidney disease/failure, this is treated with dialysis and or transplantation, so shouldn't kill most patients. If you live in a place where no dialysis is available, then chances go way up.

In brief: Low in America

Most type i diabetics die from complications of heart disease.
While it is not uncommon for type 1 diabetic to get kidney disease/failure, this is treated with dialysis and or transplantation, so shouldn't kill most patients. If you live in a place where no dialysis is available, then chances go way up.
Dr. John Hammes
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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Like colleague said

Almost no one dies of kidney failure as long as there is dialysis and transplant.
People may die of other complications however, like infection or heart disease? Also, may die of kidney failure if they decline dialysis.

In brief: Like colleague said

Almost no one dies of kidney failure as long as there is dialysis and transplant.
People may die of other complications however, like infection or heart disease? Also, may die of kidney failure if they decline dialysis.
Dr. Tarek Naguib
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