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The accuracy of cystatin C and commonly used creatinine-based methods for detecting moderate and mild chronic kidney disease in diabetes.

Authors
  • Macisaac, R J
  • Tsalamandris, C
  • Thomas, M C
  • Premaratne, E
  • Panagiotopoulos, S
  • Smith, T J
  • Poon, A
  • Jenkins, M A
  • Ratnaike, S I
  • Power, D A
  • Jerums, G
Type
Published Article
Journal
Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2007
Volume
24
Issue
4
Pages
443–448
Identifiers
PMID: 17388960
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study suggests that the clinical and biochemical parameters associated with serum cystatin C levels are closely linked to those associated with GFR and highlights the potential usefulness of screening for moderate or mild CKD in subjects with diabetes by simply measuring serum cystatin C levels.

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