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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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Journal:
Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice More from this journal
Volume:
99
Issue:
3
Pages:
307-314
Publication date:
2013-03-01
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EISSN:
1872-8227
ISSN:
0168-8227
Language:
English
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pubs:405589
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uuid:fd8b728b-2d91-4442-abbf-6e09cbc5ec33
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pubs:405589
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405589
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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