Recurrent Renal Disease

The frequency and clinical significance of recurrence varies with the disease (14). The diseases that recur in >25% are dense deposit disease (90%), immunotactoid/fibrillary glomerulonephritis (GN) (67%), diabetes (>50%), IgA nephropathy (45%), Henoch-Schonlein purpura (33%), focal glomerular sclerosis (30%), idiopathic hemolytic uremic syndrome (27%), and type I membranoproliferative GN (27%). Lupus nephritis and anti-GBM disease recur infrequently (<5%). The diagnosis of recurrence requires accurate classification of the original disease and lesions that differ from chronic allograft glomerulopathy.

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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