Frieda Wolf, M.D.
Dr. Wolf is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York.
Within the past 12 months, Dr.Wolf reports no commercial conflicts of interest.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Describe some milestones in the history of diabetic nephropathy
- Discuss the pathologic cascade leading to diabetic nephropathy
- List cellular mechanisms of injury due to hyperglycemia
- Describe how podocyte injury is thought to contribute to nephropathy due to diabetes.