Significance of microalbuminuria in cardiovascular disease and nephropathy in diabetic patients

Bhavna Nayal, C. V. Raghuveer, B. K.Manjunatha Goud, O. Sarsina Devi, R. N. Devaki, K. Deepa

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Abstract

Type 2 diabetes is the commonest form of diabetes constituting 90% of the diabetic population. The global prevalence of diabetes is estimated to increase from 4% in 1995 to 5.4% by the year 2025. Diabetic nephropathy is a major cause of illness and death in diabetes. The excess of cardiovascular events and mortality occurs already in diabetic patients with persistent microalbuminuria.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)358-363
Number of pages6
JournalResearch Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences
Volume2
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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