Diabetic nephropathy management

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  • 1.Diabetic Nephropathy: You can't cure it so you have to endure it BY DR.KARTHIK.RAO.N

2. Current Terminology Kidney, not Renal (or Reno) CKD, not CRF DKD (= diabetic nephropathy) AKI, not ARF Still ESRD (End Stage Renal Disease) Still RRT (Renal Replacement Therapy) 3. Definition of CKD Structural or functional abnormalities of the kidneys for >3 months, as manifested by either: 1. Kidney damage, with or without decreased GFR, as defined by pathologic abnormalities markers of kidney damage, including abnormalities in the composition of the blood or urine or abnormalities in imaging tests 2. GFR