Urinary α1 -microglobulin and albumin excretion in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

@article{Saif2017Urinary,
  title={Urinary α1 -microglobulin and albumin excretion in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.},
  author={Aasem Saif and Neveen A Soliman},
  journal={Journal of diabetes},
  year={2017},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={
          61-64
        }
}
BACKGROUND The present study investigated the correlation between urinary α1 -microglobulin as a marker of tubular dysfunction and albumin excretion in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1D). METHODS Ninety-two Egyptian patients with T1D were included in the study (mean [± SD] age 14.14 ± 5.13 years). The duration of diabetes in all patients was >5 years (mean [± SD] duration 8.28 ± 2.62 years) and all had normal renal function. Forty healthy subjects were also included as a… CONTINUE READING