Diabetic kidney disease with and without albuminuria.

@article{MacIsaac2011DiabeticKD,
  title={Diabetic kidney disease with and without albuminuria.},
  author={Richard J MacIsaac and George Jerums},
  journal={Current opinion in nephrology and hypertension},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={246-57}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Historically, for people at risk of developing diabetic chronic kidney disease (CKD), an initial increase in albumin excretion rate (AER) has been linked to a subsequent decline in glomerular filtration rate (GFR). We review recent findings that suggest that in some people with diabetic CKD there is an uncoupling of progressive increases in AER and declining GFR. RECENT FINDINGS Approximately 20% of people with type 2 diabetes develop at least stage 3 CKD, defined as an… CONTINUE READING
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