Keddis et al. present a large, single-center experience that demonstrates improvement over time in survival of patients with diabetes and end-stage kidney disease who receive a kidney transplant. We discuss how these data should prompt transplant programs to consider providing greater access to transplantation for their patients with diabetes.

Original publication

DOI

10.1038/ki.2014.154

Type

Journal article

Journal

Kidney Int

Publication Date

09/2014

Volume

86

Pages

464 - 466

Keywords

Cardiovascular Diseases, Diabetes Mellitus, Female, Humans, Infection, Kidney Transplantation, Male, Neoplasms