The EDNSG acts as a reference group for the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in matters related to diabetic kidney disease.

The aim of the EDNSG is to assemble researchers interested in diabetic renal disease in order to study epidemiology, pathology, pathophysiology and treatment of this complication of diabetes mellitus.

The ultimate goal of the EDNSG is to prevent the appearance or the development of kidney disease and to search for the best treatment of this condition in diabetic patients.