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A Holistic Approach to Risk for Early Kidney Injury in Indigenous Youth With Type 2 Diabetes: A Proo

What was our team trying to understand? Youth with type 2 diabetes (T2D) have really high rates of early kidney disease and are at high risk of progressing to kidney failure, requiring dialysis. Adult studies have identified blood sugar control and blood pressure as key targets for treatment. However, our patient partners have told us that mental health impacts their day to day lives and that stress may also be an important, yet overlooked contributor to early complications. So, in our study called iCARE (improving renal Complications in Adolescents with type 2 diabetes through REsearch), we asked what are the key contributors to early kidney disease in youth with T2D? How did we tackle t

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