High prevalence of chronic kidney disease in Finnish patients with type 2 diabetes treated in primary care

@article{Metsrinne2015HighPO,
  title={High prevalence of chronic kidney disease in Finnish patients with type 2 diabetes treated in primary care},
  author={Kaj P Mets{\"a}rinne and Anders Br{\"o}ijersen and Ilkka M. Kantola and Leo K. Niskanen and Aila M. Rissanen and Tina Appelroth and Nora P{\"o}ntynen and Tuija Annika Poussa and Veikko A. Koivisto and Antti Virkam{\"a}ki},
  journal={Primary care diabetes},
  year={2015},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={
          31-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and related cardiovascular morbidity in a cross-sectional population in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) treated in a primary care setting in Finland. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Data were collected and recorded from 42 primary care centres, which recruited 629 patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (T2D) to this non-interventional study. Data including patient characteristics, kidney function and albuminuria, blood… CONTINUE READING

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