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(HealthDay)—In patients with type 2 diabetes and evidence of kidney injury, supplementation with n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) does not reduce urine albumin excretion but is associated ...
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Nephropathy refers to damage to or disease of the kidney. An older term for this is nephrosis.
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