Prevalence of albuminuria and cardiovascular risk profile in a referred cohort of patients with type 2 diabetes: an Asian perspective.

@article{Pan2008PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of albuminuria and cardiovascular risk profile in a referred cohort of patients with type 2 diabetes: an Asian perspective.},
  author={C Y Pan and Louisa T Ho and Sidartawan Soegondo and Wiguno Prodjosudjadi and Sompongse Suwanwalaikorn and Sung Chul Lim and Tak Mao Chan and K W Steven Chow and Martin Thoenes and Dong Sun Choi},
  journal={Diabetes technology & therapeutics},
  year={2008},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={397-403}
}
BACKGROUND Microalbuminuria (MA) is a risk marker for diabetic nephropathy and cardiovascular (CV) disease (CVD) in patients with diabetes. This study aimed to describe the prevalence of albuminuria, CV risk factors, and treatments for renal and CV protection in an Asian population with type 2 diabetes. METHODS This cross-sectional study conducted in eight Asian countries enrolled normotensive/hypertensive adults with type 2 diabetes without known proteinuria and/or non-diabetic kidney… CONTINUE READING
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