Microalbuminuria in nondiabetic adults: relation of blood pressure, body mass index, plasma cholesterol levels, and smoking: The Gubbio Population Study.

@article{Cirillo1998MicroalbuminuriaIN,
  title={Microalbuminuria in nondiabetic adults: relation of blood pressure, body mass index, plasma cholesterol levels, and smoking: The Gubbio Population Study.},
  author={Massimo Cirillo and L Senigalliesi and Martino W Laurenzi and Raffaele Alfieri and Jeremiah Stamler and Rose Stamler and Walter Panarelli and Natale Gaspare De Santo},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={158 17},
  pages={1933-9}
}
BACKGROUND Evidence exists that cardiovascular risk factors influence progression toward end-stage renal failure. We tested the hypothesis that in nondiabetic middle-aged adults without macroalbuminuria, cardiovascular risk factors are related to urinary albumin excretion and prevalence of microalbuminuria, a sign of early nephropathy. METHODS Cross-sectional analysis of data for 1567 participants in The Gubbio Population Study (677 men and 890 women), aged 45 to 64 years, without… CONTINUE READING
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