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Monitoring young people with type 1 diabetes for diabetic nephropathy: potential errors of annual ACR testing.

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AIM: Type 1 diabetes guidelines recommend annual monitoring of albumin-creatinine ratio (ACR) to detect nephropathy. Annual monitoring for conditions such as dyslipidemia leads to high rates of false-positive diagnoses. We estimated rates of false-positive and false-negative diagnoses under annual, biennial and triennial monitoring. METHODS: Using Oxford Regional Prospective Study (ORPS) data we modelled ACR over time. Using simulation we estimated numbers of positive and negative diagnoses a...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
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Journal:
Diabetes research and clinical practice
Volume:
99
Issue:
3
Pages:
307-314
Publication date:
2013-03-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1872-8227
ISSN:
0168-8227
Source identifiers:
374145
Language:
English
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pubs:374145
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uuid:a809bc36-86c8-4f03-8111-667f985e6321
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pubs:374145
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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