[Skip to Content]
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
February 21, 1977

Diabetic Nephropathy-Reply

JAMA. 1977;237(8):765-766. doi:10.1001/jama.1977.03270350025007

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

Dr Martin's explanation of the physiologic consequences of diabetic nephropathy is correct. However, this does not change the fact that the clinical course of diabetic nephropathy accelerates in the terminal few months of the disease. This is based on a clinical observation of patients and the rapidly progressive changes that occur in the measurements of renal function.

×