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      Comparison of Type II and Type I Diabetics Treated for End-Stage Renal Disease in a Large Prepaid Health Plan Population

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          From 1978 through 1984, the incidence of treated end-stage renal disease (ESRD) secondary to diabetic nephropathy increased from 3 to 19 per million population among the membership of the Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program in Northern California. Forty-eight percent had type II diabetes. Among 66 type II diabetics retinopathy was less severe and hypertension was more frequent than among 50 type I diabetics. Blacks were represented in a higher proportion than expected from their proportion of the health plan membership. Among type II diabetics who developed ESRD, once proteinuria occurred, nephropathy progressed at the same rate observed in type I diabetics. This observation suggests that the clinical progression of diabetic nephropathy may be similar for both types of diabetes after the development of proteinuria, but requires prospectively collected data for confirmation.

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          Journal
          NEF
          Nephron
          10.1159/issn.1660-8151
          Nephron
          S. Karger AG
          1660-8151
          2235-3186
          1989
          1989
          09 December 2008
          : 51
          : 4
          : 524-529
          Affiliations
          Department of Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, and Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Northern California Region, Oakland, Calif. USA
          Article
          185387 Nephron 1989;51:524–529
          10.1159/000185387
          2739829
          © 1989 S. Karger AG, Basel

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