September 12, 2019
Researching Stem Cells for Kidney Disease: LaTonya Hickson, M.D.
By Jen Schutz
Diabetic kidney disease (DKD) is a serious complication of diabetes. Up to 40 percent of people with diabetes eventually develop kidney disease. With no long-term treatment available, many patients will progress to end stage kidney disease requiring either dialysis or a kidney transplant. Research is underway to keep people from progressing to kidney failure, and […]
Tags: diabetes, diabetic kidney disease, Dr. LaTonya Hickson, kidney failure, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, regenerative medicine, stem cells