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The relationship between obesity and diabetic nephropathy in China

Hui-Mei Chen*, Wen-Wen Shen, Yong-Chun Ge, Yi-De Zhang, Hong-Lang Xie and Zhi-Hong Liu*

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Research Institute of Nephrology, Jinling Hospital, Nanjing University School of Medicine, Nanjing, 210002, China

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BMC Nephrology 2013, 14:69  doi:10.1186/1471-2369-14-69

Published: 25 March 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

Epidemiological characterisstics of subjects with diabetic nephropathy. NOTE. Values were expressed as expressed as mean ± SD and categorical data expressed as number (%). Abbreviation: BMI, body mass index. To convert serum creatinine in μmol/L to mg/dL, multiply by 0.0113; creatinine clearance rate in mL/s/1.73 m2 to mL/min/1.73 m2, multiply by 60.0. The listed P values are based on student’s test or Chi-square test. *P < 0.05 and **P < 0.01versus lean group. P < 0.01 versus overweight group.

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