Study: High albumin levels may signal increased coronary risk

08/21/2013 | HealthDay News

Black patients with the highest levels of urinary albumin had about a 50% higher risk of a coronary event than whites, a study found. University of Alabama researchers reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association that the data confirm earlier research showing albumin may be a key risk factor for heart disease generally and is the first to suggest the risk differs by race.

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