Should we sweat the small (micro) things?


Thirty years ago, a physician whose patient had diabetes and was urine protein dipstick–positive could only say, “You will most likely progress to end-stage renal disease in 10 years and need dialysis or a kidney transplant, and there is not much we can do about it.” Following the landmark microalbuminuria study of Mogensen and Christensen in 1984 (1… (More)
DOI: 10.1373/clinchem.2013.218800