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ne·phrop·a·thy

 (nə-frŏp′ə-thē)
n. pl. ne·phrop·a·thies
A disease or abnormality of the kidney.

neph′ro·path′ic (nĕf′rə-păth′ĭk) adj.

nephropathy

(nɛfˈrɒpəθɪ)
n
(Medicine) kidney disease or malfunction

ne•phrop•a•thy

(nəˈfrɒp ə θi)

n.
any disease of the kidney.
[1915–20]
neph•ro•path•ic (ˌnɛf rəˈpæθ ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nephropathy - a disease affecting the kidneys
Bright's disease, nephritis - an inflammation of the kidney
nephroangiosclerosis, nephrosclerosis - kidney disease that is usually associated with hypertension; sclerosis of the renal arterioles reduces blood flow that can lead to kidney failure and heart failure
PKD, polycystic kidney disease - kidney disease characterized by enlarged kidneys containing many cysts; often leads to kidney failure
polyuria - renal disorder characterized by the production of large volumes of pale dilute urine; often associated with diabetes
kidney failure, renal failure - inability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance
renal insufficiency - insufficient excretion of wastes by the kidneys
uropathy - any pathology of the urinary tract
Translations

ne·phrop·a·thy

n. nefropatía, cualquier enfermedad del riñón.

nephropathy

n nefropatía; diabetic — nefropatía diabética
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Diabetic nephropathy is a disease of the kidney glomerulus and happens to be one of the most significant complications in terms of mortality and morbidity for patients with diabetes.
com)-- According to a new market report published by Persistence Market Research "Global Market Study on Diabetic Nephropathy Market - Asia to Witness Highest Growth by 2020," the global diabetic nephropathy market was valued at USD 2,262.
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In this study, to examine the preventive effects of CS extract on the development of diabetic nephropathy in vivo, streptozotocin (STZ)-injected diabetic rats were orally administered CS extract (200mg/kg body weight/day) for 12 weeks.
Nephrology, pathology, internal medicine, diabetology, and other specialists from Germany, the US, and Lebanon address the relationship between the kidney and diabetes and cover the epidemiology, history, pathophysiology, histology, genetic risk factors, and natural history and diagnosis of diabetic nephropathy; special situations, risk factors, and complications, such as cardiovascular disease, statin therapy, osteoporosis, pregnancy, children, and retinopathy; and prevention and therapy, including reducing progression through antihyperglycemic treatment and hyperintensive treatment, the treatment of end-stage diabetic nephropathy, and combined pancreas and kidney transplantation.
Diabetic nephropathy is a long-term, insidious complication of diabetes mellitus.
Main complications include diabetic retinopathy, stroke, cardiovascular disease, diabetic nephropathy and diabetic neuropathy, all of which demand comprehensive treatment, in addition to blood sugar control, they said.
Diabetic nephropathy is one of the most serious complications related to diabetes, often leading to end-stage kidney disease.
This damage showed up, he says, even though the mice didn't have high blood sugar, suggesting that insulin resistance plays a role in kidney disease brought on by diabetes, called diabetic nephropathy.
Diabetic nephropathy affects 40 % of type 1 or type 2 diabetic patients and is the leading cause of end-stage renal disease (Gross et al.
SAN DIEGO--Patients with diabetic nephropathy have a slightly lower mean level of hemoglobin in the year leading up to the start of renal dialysis, compared with patients who have nondiabetic renal disease, results of a large analysis showed.
BACKGROUND: Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) are involved in diabetic nephropathy (DN).