Low eGFR increases CAD risk in type 1 diabetes

10/3/2012 | MedPage Today

Among type 1 diabetes patients with good glucose control, those who had lower estimated glomerular filtration rate faced a greater risk of coronary artery disease than patients with higher eGFR, a study presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes meeting showed. Researchers said hypertension may also predict CAD risk in patients with both high and low A1C levels.

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