Association of Helicobacter pylori infection with microalbuminuria in type 2 diabetic patients.

@article{Tanriverd2011AssociationOH,
  title={Association of Helicobacter pylori infection with microalbuminuria in type 2 diabetic patients.},
  author={Ozg{\"u}r Tanriverdı},
  journal={The Turkish journal of gastroenterology : the official journal of Turkish Society of Gastroenterology},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={569-74}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS As default, Helicobacter pylori infection may cause systemic inflammation and vascular endothelial damage. Therefore, it can be assumed that the glomerular damage as a result may lead to an increase in urinary albumin excretion. In this study, this hypothesis was set, and the relationship between Helicobacter pylori infection and microalbuminuria was examined. METHODS Ninety-three patients with type 2 diabetes were included in the study. These patients were divided into two… CONTINUE READING