Increased bilirubin rates may curb diabetic nephropathy risk

11/2/2012 | Medscape (free registration)

Higher baseline bilirubin levels were linked to a reduced risk of serum creatinine doubling and end-stage renal disease, researchers reported at the American Society of Nephrology annual meeting. The results suggest that treatments designed to increase bilirubin values may help prevent diabetic nephropathy.

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