Journal of Diabetes Research / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Comparison of Clinical Trajectories before Initiation of Renal Replacement Therapy between Diabetic Nephropathy and Nephrosclerosis on the KDIGO Guidelines Heat Map

Table 3

Laboratory data before the initiation of RRT in the two groups.

VariablesDiabetic nephropathyNephrosclerosis value

Serum creatinine (mg/dL)8.8 ± 1.49.9 ± 1.60.004
eGFR (mL/min/1.73 m2)5.5 ± 1.14.2 ± 0.8<0.0001
UACR (mg/gCr)3000 2084, 4184]972 490, 1830]<0.0001
Hemoglobin (g/dL)10.1 ± 0.910.7 ± 0.90.290
Serum albumin (g/dL)3.3 ± 0.63.7 ± 0.40.0012
Total cholesterol (mg/dL)173 ± 38167 ± 350.341
HDL-cholesterol (mg/dL)45 ± 1352 ± 130.013
Triglyceride (mg/dL)141 96, 178]94 76, 127]<0.0001
Glycated hemoglobin (%)6.5 ± 0.75.6 ± 0.4<0.0001
NT-proBNP (pg/mL)2670 1531, 7209]1298 594, 3226]0.021
C-reactive protein (mg/dL)0.17 0.10, 0.29]0.09 0.03, 0.14]<0.0001

Data are expressed as mean ± SD or median [interquartile range]. eGFR, estimated glomerular filtration rate; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; NT-proBNP, N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide; UACR, urinary albumin to creatinine ratio.