Pages changed: Research Connecting Organ Damage to Blood Sugar Level
Diabetic Kidney Damage
Added reference to new 11-year study that found a straight line relationship between A1c and the risk of chronic kidney disease. The risk began to rise significantly as A1c rose over 6.0%.
The study is found here:
Poor Glycemic Control in Diabetes and the Risk of Incident Chronic Kidney Disease Even in the Absence of Albuminuria and Retinopathy: Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Lori D. Bash et al. Arch Intern Med. Vol. 168 No. 22, Dec 8/22, 2008