Impact of Type 2 Diabetes on Impaired Kidney Function in Sub-Saharan African Populations

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BACKGROUND Diabetes is a leading risk factor for impaired kidney function, an indicator of chronic kidney disease. The aim of this study was to examine the association between type 2 diabetes (T2D) and impaired kidney function among adults in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). METHODS Participants were enrolled from Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria. Impaired kidney… (More)
DOI: 10.3389/fendo.2016.00050

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@inproceedings{Adebamowo2016ImpactOT, title={Impact of Type 2 Diabetes on Impaired Kidney Function in Sub-Saharan African Populations}, author={Sally N Adebamowo and Adebowale Adeyemo and Fasil Tekola-Ayele and Ayo Doumatey and Amy Rebecca Bentley and Guanjie Chen and Jie Zhou and Daniel Shriner and Olufemi Adetola Fasanmade and Godfrey Okafor and Benjamin Ackon Eghan and Kofi Agyenim-Boateng and Jokotade Oluremilekun Adeleye and Williams Onabumeh Balogun and Albert George Baidoe Amoah and Samuel Owusu and Joseph W. Acheampong and Thomas Johnson and Johnnie Oli and Clement Adebamowo and Charles N. Rotimi}, booktitle={Front. Endocrinol.}, year={2016} }