Management of patients with diabetes and CKD: conclusions from a "Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes" (KDIGO) Controversies Conference.

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Journal Article

The prevalence of diabetes around the world has reached epidemic proportions and is projected to increase to 642 million people by 2040. Diabetes is already the leading cause of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) in most developed countries, and the growth in the number of people with ESKD around the world parallels the increase in diabetes. The presence of kidney disease is associated with a markedly elevated risk of cardiovascular disease and death in people with diabetes. Several new therapies and novel investigational agents targeting chronic kidney disease patients with diabetes are now under development. This conference was convened to assess our current state of knowledge regarding optimal glycemic control, current antidiabetic agents and their safety, and new therapies being developed to improve kidney function and cardiovascular outcomes for this vulnerable population.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Perkovic, V; Agarwal, R; Fioretto, P; Hemmelgarn, BR; Levin, A; Thomas, MC; Wanner, C; Kasiske, BL; Wheeler, DC; Groop, P-H; Conference Participants,

Published Date

  • December 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 90 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1175 - 1183

PubMed ID

  • 27884312

Pubmed Central ID

  • 27884312

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1523-1755

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0085-2538

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.kint.2016.09.010

Language

  • eng