What is the rate of decline of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) suggestive of diabetic nephropathy?

Updated: Oct 09, 2019
  • Author: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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The rate of decline in the GFR in various stages of type 1 and type 2 diabetes is shown in the image below.

Rate of decline in glomerular filtration rate in v Rate of decline in glomerular filtration rate in various stages of type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

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