Chronic kidney disease in the type 2 diabetic patients: prevalence and associated variables in a random sample of 2642 patients of a Mediterranean area

@inproceedings{ColldeTuero2012ChronicKD,
  title={Chronic kidney disease in the type 2 diabetic patients: prevalence and associated variables in a random sample of 2642 patients of a Mediterranean area},
  author={Gabriel Coll-de-Tuero and Manel Mata-Cases and Antonio Rodr{\'i}guez-Poncelas and Josep MA Pepi{\'o} and Pilar Roura and Bel{\'e}n Benito and Josep Franch-Nadal and Marc Saez},
  booktitle={BMC nephrology},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Kidney disease is associated with an increased total mortality and cardiovascular morbimortality in the general population and in patients with Type 2 diabetes. The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of kidney disease and different types of renal disease in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM). METHODS Cross-sectional study in a random sample of 2,642 T2DM patients cared for in primary care during 2007. Studied variables: demographic and clinical characteristics… CONTINUE READING
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