Urinary tract infection in diabetic patients

04/2/2013 | Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications

Diabetic patients with late-stage chronic kidney disease and urinary tract infection are at increased risk of superimposed acute kidney injury. Almost all patients gradually reverted to their glomerular filtration rate trend later after infection was cured. Early recognition of complicating acute kidney injury factors and aggressive treatment of symptomatic infection instead of antibiotic prophylaxis for asymptomatic bacteriuria are suggested.

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