Data on 120 low-income patients with advanced diabetic nephropathy and chronic kidney disease showed 13% of those assigned to multifactorial intervention developed end-stage renal disease at two years, compared with 28% of those who received usual care. More patients in the intervention group also attained an A1C of less than 7% and showed greater declines in albumin:creatinine ratio and better lipid/blood pressure control than those in the control group, researchers reported at the ADA 73rd Scientific Sessions.

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