Sunday, May 20, 2012

Pathogenesis Mechanism of Proteinuria in Diabetic Nephropathy!

In modern society, Diabetic Nephropathy has become the main primary cause of end-stage kidney failure in western countries. Proteinuria is among the significant symptoms of diabetic nephropathy. For Type 1 Diabetes, incidence rate of micro albumin in urine is 6% when diabetes history is one to three years, but will increase up to 50% among those with diabetes over 20 years. For type 2 diabetes, incidence rate of micoralbuminuria is 20% to 25%.
Here is one of 6 Diabetes animations done for an Interactive Learning Module during the summer of 2008 which highlights the pathophysiology of Diabetic Nephropathy. Created in Cinema 4d and After Effects FX Inc. 3D Life Science Animation and Visual Eects.

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