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Albuminuria was estimated by immunoturbidometry Hemocue albumin system (Angelholm AD, Sweden), inter- and intra-assay coefficients of variation were less than 5 per cent.
48) This dose of alpha-lipoic acid has been shown to exert significant antioxidant activity even in the setting of poor glycemic control and a wide range of albuminuria.
Conclusion: Our results suggest increased urinary albumin excretion is significantly correlated with impaired aortic elastic properties and left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in type 2 diabetes, which may contribute to the relation of albuminuria and increased rate of cardiovascular events among diabetics.
Low-grade albuminuria and incidence of cardiovascular disease events in nonhypertensive and nondiabetic individuals: the Framingham Heart Study.
The authors recommended combined screening for albuminuria and estimation of kidney function with the MDRD study equation for all adult CVD patients.
Future trials may indicate that everyone not just those at risk--should be tested for albuminuria regularly," said symposium chair Dr.
This volume focused on diseases of the kidney and its association with dropsy and albuminuria, as well as diseases of the liver with dropsy and afflictions of the lungs and intestines.
Key questions raised by the study are, why do black individuals have higher levels of albuminuria than white individuals, and what can be done to reduce associated cardiovascular disease risk in those at higher risk, they said.
DN, which is one of the most serious complications of diabetes and the number one cause of renal failure in the industrialized world, is characterized by albuminuria and enlargement of the glomerular mesangium due to the accumulation of extracellular matrix proteins (Najafian et al.
Albuminuria - protein in the urine, as measured by urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio (UACR) - is the main sign of diabetic nephropathy.