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What does UACR stand for?

UACR stands for Urinary Albumin-to-Creatinine Ratio

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For purposes of the analysis, chronic kidney disease was defined by a urinary albumin-to-creatinine ratio of at least 30 mg/g with an estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) of 60 mL per min/1.
Researchers found that participants with a urinary albumin-to-creatinine ratio of >5 mcg/ mg at the start of the study experienced cognitive decline at a rate two to seven times faster in all cognitive measures than that attributed to aging alone.
Julie Lin of Brigham and Women's Hospital) and colleagues found that participants with low urinary albumin-to-creatinine ratio experienced cognitive decline at a rate 2 to 7 times faster in all cognitive measures than that attributed to aging alone over an average 6 years of follow-up.