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Type 1 diabetes guidelines recommend annual monitoring of albumin-creatinine ratio (ACR) to detect nephropathy. Annual monitoring for conditions such as dyslipidemia leads to high rates of false-positive diagnoses. We estimated rates of false-positive and false-negative diagnoses under annual, biennial and triennial monitoring.

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Type

Journal article

Journal

Diabetes Res Clin Pract

Publication Date

03/2013

Volume

99

Pages

307 - 314

Keywords

Albuminuria, Child, Creatinine, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1, Diabetic Nephropathies, False Negative Reactions, False Positive Reactions, Female, Humans, Male