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Type 2 Youth Have More Protein in Urine Than Type 1 Youth


Aug 1, 2006

Another red flag about the obesity epidemic

Another red flag about the obesity epidemic in young people has been raised after researchers found that youth with type 2 have significantly higher rates of microalbuminuria (protein in the urine) and high blood pressure than youth with type 1. They say this is the case even though type 2 youth have lower A1Cs and a shorter diabetes duration.

Diabetes Care, June 2006


Categories: A1c Test, Diabetes, Diabetes, Type 2 Issues, Urine Test



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