Measuring renal function in patients with diabetes mellitus.

  title={Measuring renal function in patients with diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Aidan McElduff and Borys Shuter and Rebecca A. Cooper and Leo Davies and Gregory R Fulcher and Radmil Hoschl and Errol Wilmshurst},
  journal={Journal of diabetes and its complications},
  volume={11 4},
We estimated the glomerular filtration rate in 33 patients from our diabetic clinic using three methods: the creatinine clearance measured from a timed urine sample and a serum creatinine; the creatinine clearance calculated from the serum creatinine according to the formula of Cockcroft and Gault; and, the plasma clearance of ethylenediaminetetra-acetic acid (EDTA) labeled with 51Cr ([51Cr]EDTA). We repeated the measurements in seven subjects. The measured creatinine clearance was not… CONTINUE READING