Risk factors for microalbuminuria in black americans with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes.

  title={Risk factors for microalbuminuria in black americans with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Kathryn A. Kohler and William Marvin McClellan and David C. Ziemer and David G Kleinbaum and John R. Boring},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  volume={36 5},
We conducted a cross-sectional analysis to describe the prevalence of and risk factors for microalbuminuria among blacks with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes. Black adults with diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus of 2 years' duration or less who presented for care to the Grady Diabetes Clinic (Atlanta, GA) between January 1, 1994, and December 31, 1996, were eligible (n = 1,167). Information obtained at the initial visit included age; sex; body mass index (BMI); serum total cholesterol, high… CONTINUE READING


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