Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney disease and kidney failure in Australia. We are increasingly observing diabetic kidney disease in patients of a younger age.
Kidney disease of all stages can have an impact on pregnancy outcome. In this session the significance of any disease in pregnancy will be discussed, with a focus on diabetic nephropathy and the particular challenges this poses. There will be a discussion of the impact of early stage kidney disease on pregnancy, and tips for management to optimise outcomes.