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Renal failure common with diabetes?

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Dr. Pascale Lane
Pediatrics - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Yes

Diabetes is the most common cause of permanent kidney failure in most of the world.
40-50% of patients with diabetes will be affected by this complication. Diabetes also increases the risk of acute kidney injury, particularly following x-rays using intravenous contrast.

In brief: Yes

Diabetes is the most common cause of permanent kidney failure in most of the world.
40-50% of patients with diabetes will be affected by this complication. Diabetes also increases the risk of acute kidney injury, particularly following x-rays using intravenous contrast.
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