TABLE 1

Clinical characteristics of groups segregated by N/D ratio

ParameterNormal N/D ratioHigh N/D ratio
Age (years)15 ± 215 ± 2
Diabetes duration (years)10 ± 211 ± 3
HbA1c (%)9 ± 18 ± 1*
BMI (kg/m2)25 ± 323 ± 2
Daytime MAP (mmHg)85 ± 480 ± 7*
Urine Na+ (mmol/day)167 ± 14148 ± 9
Protein intake (g · kg−1 · day−1)1.2 ± 0.061.2 ± 0.04
Creatinine clearance (ml/s)2 ± 0.42 ± 0.5
  • Data are means ± SE. Urine Na+, 24-h urine sodium excretion.

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    * P < 0.05 vs. normal N/D ratio group.