The association of microalbuminuria and mortality in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. A systematic overview of the literature.


OBJECTIVES To critically analyze the literature linking microalbuminuria with total and cardiovascular mortality and cardiovascular morbidity in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) and to quantify the risk. METHODS A combination of retrieval techniques (MEDLINE, SCISEARCH, and handsearching published bibliographies) was used to find all… (More)