Navigation Links
Drop Seen in Rate of End-Stage Kidney Disease in Diabetics
Date:10/28/2010

THURSDAY, Oct. 28 (HealthDay News) -- The rate of new cases of end-stage kidney disease requiring dialysis among Americans diagnosed with diabetes fell 35 percent between 1996 and 2007, a new study has found.

The age-adjusted rate of end-stage kidney disease, also known as end-stage renal disease (ESRD), that was linked to diabetes declined from 304.5 to about 199 per 100,000 people during that time. The declining rates occurred in all regions and in most states.

No state had a significant increase in the age-adjusted rate of new cases of the condition, the researchers report in the Oct. 29 issue of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

ESRD, which is kidney failure requiring dialysis or transplantation, is a costly and disabling condition that can lead to premature death. Diabetes is the leading cause of ESRD in the United States and accounted for 44 percent of the approximately 110,000 cases that began treatment in 2007.

However, the CDC notes that the rate of diabetes among Americans rose steeply during the study period. So, while the rate of new ESRD cases linked to diabetes dropped between 1996 and 2007, the actual number of cases increased significantly. The findings come from an analysis of data from the U.S. Renal Data System and the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.

During that time, the total number of adults aged 18 and older who began treatment for diabetes-linked ESRD each year increased from 32,716 to 48,712.

The study also found that about 40 percent of new cases of ESRD tied to diabetes in 2007 occurred in the South and about 20 percent occurred in each of the other three regions of the country. However, the rate in 2007 was highest in the West (219.2 per 100,000), followed by the South (199.1), Puerto Rico (196.3), the Midwest (194.2), and the Northeast (182.6).

"Continued awareness and interventions to reduce the prevalence of risk factors for kidney failure and to improve diabetes care are needed to sustain the decrease in [diabetes-linked] ESRD incidence," the researchers concluded.

November is American Diabetes Month.

More information

The National Kidney Foundation has more about diabetes and kidney disease.

-- Robert Preidt

SOURCE: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, news release, Oct. 28, 2010


'/>"/>
Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Key pathway in end-stage prostate cancer tumor progression blocked
2. Too Many With End-Stage Dementia Get Feeding Tubes
3. Airbags Protect Kidneys in Car Crashes, Study Finds
4. Study finds airbags reduce risk of kidney injury in car crashes
5. FDA Advisers Back Anemia Drugs for Kidney Patients
6. Keeping blood pressure in check may benefit some African-Americans with kidney disease
7. Heart, kidney, diabetes and cancer MEP groups league against chronic disease to seek European commitment
8. Anemia Drugs Could Pose Threat to Some Kidney Patients
9. Not all kidney patients treated equal: Differences in care for patients beginning on dialysis
10. Millions of Americans in early stages of kidney disease need stroke monitoring
11. Investigators identify gene associated with kidney disease in African-American population
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Drop Seen in Rate of End-Stage Kidney Disease in Diabetics
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Houston dentist , Dr. Behzad Nazari, ... Center. Currently, patients can get single dental implants for $3,599 and All On ... more about these offers by contacting Antoine Dental Center. Both of these options ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... , ... February 24, 2017 , ... The Smart Machine ... from Oxford University predict that 47 percent of all jobs in the United States ... “smart” and “successful.” The day of the aggressive know-it-all who steamrolls over colleagues is ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... February 24, 2017 , ... With ProGlass Prism users now have the ... have total control over position, rotation, distortion, edge softness, edge blur, chromatic aberration, individual ... X. , With ProGlass Prism users are given the tools and effects to ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... February 24, 2017 , ... The Radiology Business Management Association will ... at the annual Building Better Radiology Marketing Programs conference, held this year ... Worth, Texas. Nine awards are given out in five categories. They are:, ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... MA (PRWEB) , ... February 23, 2017 , ... ... and Department of Justice jointly issued a letter to withdraw previous ... accordance with their gender identity. The guidance issued in May 2016 by the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/24/2017)... and Markets has announced the addition of the "Dry eye Drugs ... ... Drugs Price Analysis and Strategies - 2016, provides drug pricing data and ... following questions: What are the key drugs ... in the Global Dry eye market? What are the ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... CHAPEL HILL, N.C. , Feb. 24, 2017 ... sector are exploring ways to increase their self-service ... as Health Care Providers (HCPs). New ... that many pharma organizations have developed self-service website ... questions electronically.  This is just one of many ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... 2017 Report analyzes the worldwide markets for Endodontic ... for the US, Canada , ... Asia-Pacific , Latin America , and ... the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis ... derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: