Measurement of Albumin and other Urinary Proteins in Low Concentration in Diabetes Mellitus: Techniques and Clinical Significance

  • D. J. F. Rowe
  • Wendy Gatling


Independent clinical studies have indicated that urinary albumin excretion increased above normal but below the level of detection by Albustix (“microalbuminuria”) predicts accurately the development of clinical nephropathy and end-stage renal failure in adults with insulin-dependent diabetes (IDD) [1–3].


Diabetic Nephropathy Urinary Protein Urinary Albumin Urinary Albumin Excretion Albumin Excretion Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. J. F. Rowe
    • 1
    • 2
  • Wendy Gatling
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Chemical PathologySouthampton University Hospitals NHS TrustDorsetEngland
  2. 2.Department of DiabetesPoole Hospital NHS TrustDorsetEngland

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