Relationship between chronic kidney disease and silent cerebral infarction in patients with Type 2 diabetes.

@article{Bouchi2010RelationshipBC,
  title={Relationship between chronic kidney disease and silent cerebral infarction in patients with Type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Ryotaro Bouchi and Tetsuya Babazono and Naoshi Yoshida and Izumi Nyumura and Kiwako Toya and Toshihide Hayashi and Ko Hanai and Nagaaki Tanaka and Akiko Ishii and Yasuhiko Iwamoto},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={538-43}
}
AIMS Silent cerebral infarction (SCI) is an independent risk factor for future symptomatic stroke. Although the prevalence of SCI is closely related to kidney function in non-diabetic individuals, evidence is lacking whether albuminuria and/or reduced estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) independently increase the risk of SCI in diabetic patients. We therefore examined the relationships between albuminuria, eGFR and SCI in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). METHODS We… CONTINUE READING

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