Maternal but not paternal association of ambulatory blood pressure with albumin excretion in young offspring with type 1 diabetes.
OBJECTIVE: Familial predisposition to hypertension has been associated with the development of diabetic nephropathy in adults, but there are limited data in adolescents. Our aim was to assess whether parental ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) was associated with ABP and albumin excretion in young offspring with type 1 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: Twenty-four-hour ABP monitoring was performed in 509 young offspring (mean +/- SD age 15.8 +/- 2.3 years) with type 1 diabetes, 311 fathers,...Expand abstract
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