Proteinuric renal disease in type 2 diabetes-is remission of proteinuria associated with improved mortality and morbidity?

@article{Tan2014ProteinuricRD,
  title={Proteinuric renal disease in type 2 diabetes-is remission of proteinuria associated with improved mortality and morbidity?},
  author={Jasmine Tan and Rebekah Jaung and Gregory David Gamble and T. F. Cundy},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={2014},
  volume={103 1},
  pages={63-70}
}
AIMS Patients with type 2 diabetes and macroalbuminuria are at high risk for end stage renal disease (ESRD), cardiovascular disease and death, but remission of proteinuria may improve prognosis. We examine the effectiveness of currently recommended treatments on inducing remission of proteinuria, and on morbidity and mortality. METHODS Observational study of 78 patients with type 2 diabetes (46 male) with mean age (SD) of 61.5 (11) years, with a urinary albumin/creatinine ratio (ACR)≥50 mg… CONTINUE READING