Diabetic kidney disease rates vary by race, ethnicity

01/14/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Racial and ethnic minorities including Chinese, Filipinos, Hispanics and non-Hispanic blacks showed higher rates of proteinuric diabetic kidney disease than non-Hispanic whites, a study in Diabetes Care indicated. However, a lower prevalence of nonproteinuric DKD was seen in some minority groups compared with non-Hispanic whites, researchers noted.

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