The Significance of Screening for Microvascular Diseases in Chinese Community-Based Subjects with Various Metabolic Abnormalities

@inproceedings{Pang2014TheSO,
  title={The Significance of Screening for Microvascular Diseases in Chinese Community-Based Subjects with Various Metabolic Abnormalities},
  author={Can Pang and Lili Jia and Xuhong Hou and Xin Gao and Wei Liu and Yuqian Bao and Weiping Jia},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND To assess the association of albuminuria and retinopathy with metabolic syndrome (MetS) and the related metabolic components defined by various criteria in Chinese community-based subjects. METHODS A total of 3240 Chinese subjects were recruited from urban communities and classified into subgroups with isolated or concomitant state of the two microvascular diseases. MetS was defined according to the standard of International Diabetes Federation, the National Cholesterol Education… CONTINUE READING