Correction: Diabetic kidney disease and CVD

The article ‘Diabetic kidney disease and CVD’ by Dr Jakob Appel Østergaard and Professor Mark E. Cooper, which was published in the November 2020 Medicine Today supplement entitled ‘Focus on cardiometabolic matters’, contains an error. In the box of keypoints on page 15, the last bullet point states that patients with a urinary albumin­-to­-creatinine ratio higher than 30 mg/mmol (30 mg/g) or an estimated glomerular filtration rate of less than 30mL/min/1.73m2 should be referred to a nephrologist. The figure given in parentheses is incorrect, and the sentence should have instead referred to a urinary albumin­-to­-creatinine ratio higher than 30mg/mmol (300mg/g).

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