How frequently is cardiovascular disease the cause of death in diabetic nephropathy?

Updated: Oct 09, 2019
  • Author: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Cardiovascular disease is also a major cause of death (15-25%) in persons with nephropathy and type 1 DM, despite their relatively young age at death.


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