Diabetes Mellitus and Renal Transplantation

  • Curtiss B. Cook
  • Harini ChakkeraEmail author


Diabetes mellitus remains one of the leading causes of end-stage renal disease in the USA. Among patients undergoing a renal transplant, hyperglycemia is a common occurrence. If glucose values rise to levels meeting diagnostic criteria for diabetes mellitus after transplant in persons without preexisting diabetes mellitus, the patients are said to have new-onset diabetes after transplant. This chapter reviews some of the current information regarding new-onset diabetes after transplant, concluding with a discussion about prevention strategies.


Renal transplant Diabetes mellitus New-onset diabetes after transplant Inpatient Posttransplant diabetes mellitus 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of EndocrinologyMayo Clinic College of MedicineScottsdaleUSA
  2. 2.Division of NephrologyMayo Clinic, ArizonaPhoenixUSA

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