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ea0037ep474 | Diabetes (complications & therapy) | ECE2015

Prevalence of microalbuminuria and predictive factors in a group of Albanian diabetic adults

Spahiu Eduard , Ismaili Mimoza , Shehu Aldi , Thengjilli Erion , Doko Albana , Toti Florian

Background and aims: Diabetic nephropathy is one of the most prevalent and dangerous chronic complication of diabetes mellitus. Its end-stage, renal chronic failure is the most important cause of premature death in diabetic patients. Microalbuminuria (MA), one of the first signs of diabetic nephropathy, may be present from the moment of diagnosis in type 2 diabetes. The aim of our study was to determine the prevalence of microalbuminuria and to identify predictor factors in a ...