A community-based study of explanatory factors for the excess risk for early renal function decline in blacks vs whites with diabetes: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study.

@article{Krop1999ACS,
  title={A community-based study of explanatory factors for the excess risk for early renal function decline in blacks vs whites with diabetes: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study.},
  author={Julie S. Krop and Josef Coresh and Lloyd Ellwood Chambless and Eyal Shahar and Robert L. Watson and Moys{\'e}s Szklo and Frederick L. Brancati},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={159 15},
  pages={1777-83}
}
CONTEXT The explanation for the excess risk for diabetic renal disease in blacks is uncertain. OBJECTIVES To compare the incidence of early renal function decline in black and white adults with diabetes and to examine possible explanatory factors for racial differences. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Four US communities participating in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. PARTICIPANTS Community-based sample of 1434 diabetic adults aged 45 to 64 years. MEASUREMENTS… CONTINUE READING
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