High-normal serum uric acid is associated with impaired glomerular filtration rate in nonproteinuric patients with type 1 diabetes.

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Early renal function decline begins before the onset of proteinuria in patients with type 1 diabetes. The association of elevated serum uric acid with advanced impaired renal function prompts an examination of its role in early renal function decline in patients before proteinuria develops. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS… (More)
DOI: 10.2215/CJN.04271007

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