Prognostic implications of the urinary albumin to creatinine ratio in veterans of different ages with diabetes.

@article{OHare2010PrognosticIO,
  title={Prognostic implications of the urinary albumin to creatinine ratio in veterans of different ages with diabetes.},
  author={Ann M. O'Hare and Susan M. Hailpern and Meda E Pavkov and Nilka R{\'i}os-Burrows and Indra N. Gupta and Charles C. Maynard and Jeff Todd-Stenberg and Rudolph A. Rodriguez and Brenda R. Hemmelgarn and Rajiv Saran and Desmond E. Williams},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={170 11},
  pages={
          930-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Albuminuria is associated with an increased risk of death independent of level of renal function. Whether this association is similar for adults of all ages is not known. METHODS We examined the association between the albumin to creatinine ratio (ACR) and all-cause mortality after stratification by estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and age group in 94 934 veterans with diabetes mellitus. Cohort members had at least 1 ACR recorded in the Veterans Affairs Health Care… CONTINUE READING
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