Proteinuria is an independent risk factor for ischemic stroke in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.

@article{GuerreroRomero1999ProteinuriaIA,
  title={Proteinuria is an independent risk factor for ischemic stroke in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Fernando Guerrero-Romero and Martha Rodr{\'i}guez-Mor{\'a}n},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1999},
  volume={30 9},
  pages={
          1787-91
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Proteinuria is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease in patients with NIDDM. The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between proteinuria and ischemic stroke in subjects with NIDDM, and to determine whether proteinuria is an independent risk factor for stroke. METHODS We performed a case-control study of 59 diabetic patients with first-ever ischemic stroke due to thrombotic arterial occlusion, who were considered cases, and 180 diabetic… CONTINUE READING

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