Uncontrolled hypertension is associated with a rapid progression of nephropathy in type 2 diabetic patients with proteinuria and preserved renal function.

@article{Baba1990UncontrolledHI,
  title={Uncontrolled hypertension is associated with a rapid progression of nephropathy in type 2 diabetic patients with proteinuria and preserved renal function.},
  author={Tsuneharu Baba and Shun Murabayashi and Takahiro Tomiyama and Kazuo Takebe},
  journal={The Tohoku journal of experimental medicine},
  year={1990},
  volume={161 4},
  pages={311-8}
}
The relationship between blood pressure and progression of nephropathy was studied (the mean follow-up period of 32.6 +/- 17.9 (S.D.) months in 20 Type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetic patients with clinical nephropathy (proteinuria greater than 0.5 g/day) and preserved renal function (serum creatinine level less than 150 mumol/liter). Fifteen… CONTINUE READING