Adult height and proteinuria in type 2 diabetes.

  title={Adult height and proteinuria in type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Stephen Fava and Joseph Azzopardi and Peter J. Watkins and Andrew T Hattersley},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  volume={16 3},
BACKGROUND Short stature has been shown to be associated with proteinuria in type 1 diabetes, but no data exist with respect to type 2 diabetes. The objective of the study was to investigate the relationship between final adult height and macroproteinuria in type 2 diabetic patients. METHODS One hundred and forty-four consecutive type 2 diabetic patients (84 males, 60 females) with macroproteinuria were recruited into the study. For every patient, three diabetic controls matched for age… CONTINUE READING
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