Transplantation in the diabetic patient with advanced chronic kidney disease: A task force report

Robert S. Gaston, Giacomo Basadonna, Fernando G. Cosio, Connie L. Davis, Bertram L. Kasiske, Jennifer Larsen, Alan B. Leichtman, Francis L. Delmonico

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On May 7 to 8, 2003, more than 60 physicians, surgeons, nurses, and allied health professionals met in Chicago, IL, to discuss state-of-the-art approaches to transplantation in the clinical management of patients with diabetes and advanced chronic kidney disease. Four work groups addressed pretransplantation evaluation and management, therapeutic alternatives for treatment of patients with chronic kidney disease, posttransplantation diabetes mellitus, and improving long-term kidney transplant outcomes in patients with diabetes. This report summarizes the deliberations and recommendations of the task force.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)529-542
Number of pages14
JournalAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2004

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  • Diabetes mellitus
  • chronic kidney disease (CKD)
  • hypertension
  • kidney transplant
  • pancreas transplant


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