- Experience and expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors have significant expertise and experience, treating more than 2,500 people with diabetic nephropathy each year.
- Team approach. Your multispecialty team may include experts from nephrology, hypertension, endocrinology and other areas. In Minnesota, Mayo Clinic's Chronic Kidney Disease Clinic provides comprehensive care, including a therapy plan tailored to your needs.
- Newest research. Mayo researchers in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension work together both nationally and internationally on clinical trials to help develop new treatments and understand the underlying causes of diabetic nephropathy. They also serve on the Mayo Nephrology Collaborative Group, a national network for clinical research on kidney disease.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks #1 for kidney disorders in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for kidney disorders, and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked high performing for kidney disorders by U.S. News & World Report.
Mayo Clinic: Answers you can trust
At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.
Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical institution that reinvests all earnings into improving medical practice, research and education. We're constantly involved in innovation and medical research, finding solutions to improve your care and quality of life. Your doctor or someone on your medical team is likely involved in research related to your condition.
Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care — and trusted answers — like they've never experienced.
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