Kidney dysfunction and related cardiovascular risk factors among patients with type 2 diabetes.

@article{Cosmo2014KidneyDA,
  title={Kidney dysfunction and related cardiovascular risk factors among patients with type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Salvatore De Cosmo and Maria Chiara Rossi and Fabio Pellegrini and Giuseppe Lucisano and Simonetta Bacci and Sandro Gentile and Antonio Ceriello and Giuseppina Russo and Antonio Nicolucci and Carlo Bruno Giorda and Francesca Viazzi and Roberto Pontremoli},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2014},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={657-62}
}
BACKGROUND Kidney dysfunction is a strong predictor of end-stage renal disease and cardiovascular (CV) events. The main goal was to study the clinical correlates of diabetic kidney disease in a large cohort of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) attending 236 Diabetes Clinics in Italy. METHODS Clinical data of 120 903 patients were extracted from electronic medical records by means of an ad hoc-developed software. Estimated glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and increased urinary… CONTINUE READING
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