Albuminuria in Australian Aboriginal people: prevalence and associations with components of the metabolic syndrome

@article{Rowley2000AlbuminuriaIA,
  title={Albuminuria in Australian Aboriginal people: prevalence and associations with components of the metabolic syndrome},
  author={Kevin G Rowley and David M Iser and James D. Best and Kerin O'dea and Dympna Leonard and Robyn McDermott},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={2000},
  volume={43},
  pages={1397-1403}
}
Aims/hypothesis. To examine the prevalence and associations with the metabolic syndrome of albuminuria among Australian Aboriginal people.¶Methods. Early-morning urine specimens were collected as part of community-based risk factor surveys assessing the prevalence of diabetes and cardiovascular disease in eight remote communities, with a sample size of 1,075 people. Microalbuminuria was defined as urinary albumin : creatinine ratio 3.4–33.9 mg/mmol, macroalbuminuria as albumin : creatinine… CONTINUE READING

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