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Type 1 diabetes patients with elevated albumin in their urine had three times the risk of life-threatening kidney and cardiac disease as those with normal levels, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

The study, led by Dr. Petter Bjornstad, MD, of the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, looked at 38 males with type 1 diabetes and albumin in their urine and 38 diabetic males with normal albumin levels. The subjects were recruited across the country from the Type 1 Diabetes Exchange Biobank....