Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, August 22nd, 2005
Researchers in Japan conducted a study "to investigate the serum levels of prorenin and its correlation with the severity of diabetic retinopathy (DR). Two hundred forty eight patients with diabetes and 108 control subjects were divided into 4 groups: no-DR (n=146), no proliferative diabetic retinopathy (no-PDR) (n=78), PDR (n=24), and controls (n=108). Serum levels of prorenin from all subjects were measured using the new antibody activating direct kinetic (AAD-PR) assay."
"The serum prorenin levels were compared among the groups. The serum levels of prorenin in the control,...
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