Gender difference in albuminuria and ischemic heart disease in type 2 diabetes.

@article{Nakhjavani2012GenderDI,
  title={Gender difference in albuminuria and ischemic heart disease in type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Manouchehr Nakhjavani and Afsaneh Morteza and Yaser Jenab and Azam Ghaneei and Alireza Esteghamati and Maryam Karimi and Alireza Farokhian},
  journal={Clinical medicine & research},
  year={2012},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={51-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The value of urinary albumin excretion in the prediction of myocardial ischemia in men and women with type 2 diabetes is not well understood. We questioned whether gender influences the albuminuria-ischemic heart disease relationship in patients with type 2 diabetes. METHODS We designed a matched case-control study of 926 patients with albuminuria (cases) and 926 age and body mass index matched patients without albuminuria (controls). Ischemic heart disease was defined as the… CONTINUE READING

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