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Implication of using estimated glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in a multi ethnic population of diabetes patients in general practice

Joshy, Grace; Porter, Tesa; LeLievre, Clem; Lane, Jane; Williams, Mike; Lawrenson, Ross

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Aim: To estimate the prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) among diabetes patients in New Zealand, using estimated Glomerular filtration rate (eGFR); to measure the agreement between the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) and Cockcroft-Gault (CG) equations in identifying CKD among Europeans and Māonori; to review the metabolic control and treatment in patients with evidence of CKD. Method: Diabetes patients were identified though general practice records of diagnosis codes,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/51450
Source: New Zealand Medical Journal

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