Direct, progressive association of cardiovascular risk factors with incident proteinuria: results from the Korea Medical Insurance Corporation (KMIC) study.

@article{Jee2005DirectPA,
  title={Direct, progressive association of cardiovascular risk factors with incident proteinuria: results from the Korea Medical Insurance Corporation (KMIC) study.},
  author={Sun Ha Jee and L. Ebony Boulware and Eliseo Guallar and Il Woo Suh and Lawrence J. Appel and Edgar R Iii Miller},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={165 19},
  pages={2299-304}
}
BACKGROUND Proteinuria is a major risk factor for the progression of kidney disease and the development of cardiovascular disease. Little is known, however, about risk factors for incident proteinuria. METHODS We conducted a 10-year prospective cohort study of 104,523 Korean men and 52,854 women, aged 35 to 59 years, who attended Korea Medical Insurance Corporation health examinations and who did not have proteinuria at baseline. Incident proteinuria was assessed at biennial examinations… CONTINUE READING