Prevalence and risk factors for micro- and macroalbuminuria in diabetic subjects and entire population of Nauru.

@article{Collins1989PrevalenceAR,
  title={Prevalence and risk factors for micro- and macroalbuminuria in diabetic subjects and entire population of Nauru.},
  author={Veronica Rose Collins and Gary K. Dowse and Caroline F. Finch and Paul Zimmet and Anthony William Linnane},
  journal={Diabetes},
  year={1989},
  volume={38 12},
  pages={
          1602-10
        }
}
Rates of elevated urinary albumin concentration, defined as microalbuminuria (30-299 micrograms/ml) and macroalbuminuria (greater than or equal to 300 micrograms/ml), were determined on random morning urine specimens in the population of Nauru, which has a high prevalence of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. The prevalence of elevated urinary albumin levels in the total Nauruan population was very high: 26 and 30% of men and women, respectively, had microalbuminuria, whereas 13% of both… CONTINUE READING
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