Proteinuria and progressive renal disease: birth weight and microalbuminuria.

  title={Proteinuria and progressive renal disease: birth weight and microalbuminuria.},
  author={John S. Yudkin and Dr. D. I. W. Phillips and S. A. Stanner},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  volume={12 Suppl 2},
BACKGROUND Microalbuminuria and nephropathy in diabetic subjects has been linked to low birth weight or short stature in adulthood. We have explored the relationship of foetal growth and intrauterine starvation with microalbuminuria in non-diabetic subjects. METHODS Albumin excretion rate was measured in an overnight sample in 236 men and women in Preston whose birth anthropometry had been recorded at the local maternity hospital. Albumin excretion rate was also measured in a 2-h and… CONTINUE READING