Elevated cardiac risk score by Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease calculation is associated with albuminuria in older people living with HIV

This study investigates the relationship between albuminuria and cardiac risk as estimated by the Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease 10-year risk calculator. We report that albuminuria is associated with a higher Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease risk score in both diabetic and nondiabetic older PLWH.
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Source: Frontiers in Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
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