Available in 26 languages and developed by a team of dedicated nephrologists (kidney specialists) from around the world, these books and websites provide comprehensive information on kidney diseases and their prevention to patients, their families, health professionals and all others.
Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is common in the elderly and more than half of the people with diabetes are over 65 years old.Elderly diabetic patients have a higher frequency of hypertension, coronary artery disease and chronic kidney disease than non-diabetic elderly patients and the risk of these complications increases with patient age, duration of the
Type 2 diabetes mellitus is now the leading cause of end-stage renal disease in the United States and other developed countries. The pathogenesis of renal failure in type 2 diabetes is complex, but a role of the reninangiotensin system (RAS) has been recognized for more than 15 years. In recent