Aayush Visaria, Akarsh Sharma, Sumaiya Islam, Joel James, Pooja Polamarasetti, and Priyanka Raju recently published the following study in the Journals of the American College Cardiology: “Increased Prevalence of Microalbuminuria in Hypertensive Asian American Adults.

Excerpt:

Previous studies have shown elevated microalbuminuria risk in hypertensive non-Hispanic Black (NHB) and Hispanic adults compared to non-Hispanic Whites (NHW); yet, currently there are limited studies describing the disparities in microalbuminuria prevalence in hypertensive Asian Americans (AA). By using the 2011-2018 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, 4,087 adults were analyzed for microalbuminuria. The study concluded that hypertensive Asian Americans were significantly more likely to have microalbuminuria than non-Hispanic Whites. In contrast to non-Hispanic Blacks, this disparity in Asian Americans may, in part, be driven by increased impaired glucose tolerance prevalence.

Original Article: Visaria, Aayush, et al. “INCREASED PREVALENCE OF MICROALBUMINURIA IN HYPERTENSIVE ASIAN AMERICAN ADULTS.” Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol. 77, no. 18, 2021, p. 1654., doi:10.1016/s0735-1097(21)03010-2.

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