OBJECTIVE: To assess prospectively the relationship between microalbuminuria and mortality in a geographically defined population of NIDDM patients and to determine the relative importance of microalbuminuria as a risk factor for mortality. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: A survey of known diabetes undertaken in 1982 identified a cohort of 249 NIDDM patients. Follow-up information was available for 246 patients who contributed 1498 person-yr exposure and were followed up for a mean period of 6.1...Expand abstract
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A prospective population-based study of microalbuminuria as a predictor of mortality in NIDDM.
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