Metabolic Syndrome Predicts New Onset of Chronic Kidney Disease in 5,829 Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

@article{Luk2008MetabolicSP,
  title={Metabolic Syndrome Predicts New Onset of Chronic Kidney Disease in 5,829 Patients With Type 2 Diabetes},
  author={Andrea O. Y. Luk and Wing-Yee So and Ronald C. W. Ma and Alice P S Kong and Risa Ozaki and Vanessa S.W. Ng and Linda W.L. Yu and Winnie W. Y. Lau and Xilin Yang and Francis C. C. Chow and Juliana C. N. Chan and Peter C. Y. Tong},
  journal={Diabetes Care},
  year={2008},
  volume={31},
  pages={2357 - 2361}
}
OBJECTIVE Type 2 diabetes is the leading cause of end-stage renal disease worldwide. Aside from hyperglycemia and hypertension, other metabolic factors may determine renal outcome. We examined risk associations of metabolic syndrome with new onset of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in 5,829 Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes enrolled between 1995 and 2005. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Metabolic syndrome was defined by National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III criteria… CONTINUE READING
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