Urine testing can ID diabetes patients at greater risk for cognitive decline

08/30/2013 | DailyRx.com

U.S. researchers followed nearly 3,000 adults with diabetes for four to six years, and found that those who had persistent and progressive albuminuria had a steeper decline in information processing speed scores compared with patients without albuminuria. The study found no link between albumin in the urine and verbal memory or executive function. The findings appear in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

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