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  • Experience and expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors have significant expertise and experience, treating nearly 3,000 people with diabetic nephropathy each year at its three main campuses in Minnesota, Arizona and Florida.
  • The latest techniques and technology. Mayo Clinic offers advanced treatment options for end-stage kidney disease, including dialysis or transplant. Also, at Mayo Clinic, you may have access to ongoing clinical trials and new treatments.
  • Nationally and internationally recognized expertise. Mayo Clinic is one of the world's leading kidney disease centers. Mayo Clinic doctors are leading an international project to standardize diagnosis of kidney disease.

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Oct. 13, 2016
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