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


By: Daniel Trecroci

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



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