IONELA MIHAELA VLADU, TIBERIU STEFANITA TENEA COJAN, ALIN DEMETRIAN, OANA MARIANA CRISTEA, CRISTINA GABRIELA ENE, DIANA CLENCIU THE PRESENCE OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE IN RELATION TO AGE AND DURATION OF DIABETES MELLITUS Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects about 10-13% of the general population with a small proportion in the terminal renal disease stage requiring renal replacement therapy or renal transplantation. CKD is the new cause of mortality in the US. CKD’s prevalence increases with age. Diabetes mellitus is responsible for 50% of cases of chronic kidney disease being the most common cause.
Keywords: Type 1 diabetes mellitus, chronic kidney disease