Japan draws up nephropathy diagnoses guidelines:
This article was originally published in Clinica
An expert group in Japan has begun drawing up guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic nephropathy. This follows the discovery that there are wide variations across the country in the interpretation of microalbuminuria test results. The group plans to establish standard ranges for urine microalbumin, register all patients in Japan with diabetic nephropathy and undertake a five-year follow-up patient study, reports Pharma Japan.