I Sachimechi

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OBJECTIVE Hyperfiltration may play a role in the development of diabetic nephropathy. African-American patients with diabetes have more than a fourfold increase in end-stage renal disease. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of hyperfiltration on renal function in African-American patients with type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS(More)
We studied renal function of 194 black subjects with duration of diagnosed NIDDM from 1 month to 36 years to determine the interaction of hypertension and diabetes on nephropathy. Renal function was assessed by isotopic GFR and RPF studies, and serum creatinine. One hundred seventeen of the 194 subjects had 24-hour urinary albumin excretion (AER). AER > 300(More)
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