Epidemiology of renal involvement in newly-diagnosed middle-aged and elderly diabetic patients. Cross-sectional data from the population-based study “Diabetes Care in General Practice”, Denmark

@article{Olivarius1993EpidemiologyOR,
  title={Epidemiology of renal involvement in newly-diagnosed middle-aged and elderly diabetic patients. Cross-sectional data from the population-based study “Diabetes Care in General Practice”, Denmark},
  author={Dr. N. de F. Olivarius and Anne Helms Andreasen and Niels Keiding and Carl Erik Mogensen},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={1993},
  volume={36},
  pages={1007-1016}
}
We report on a study in which 487 Danish general practitioners participated with the purpose of including all newly-diagnosed diabetic patients aged 40 years or more from a well-defined catchment population during a welldefined time period. A, total of 1267 diabetic patients with a median age of 65.3 years were included. Renal involvement was assessed from the albumin/creatinine ratio in a morning urine sample. Albumin/creatinie ratio was <2/2<20/≥20 mg/mmol in 59.8/33.6/6.6% of male and 66.6… CONTINUE READING

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