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[IP] Kidney disease: ACE & ARB

>From: "Dr. Joe, The Diabetes Doctor" <email @ redacted>
>Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2001 01:05:00 -0700
>The ADA meeting addressed kidney disease and diabetes.  There was focus on 
>two areas.
>We may not be able to stop kidney disease entirely but by starting an ACE 
>inhibitor at the first sign of micro albumin in the urine, it will 
>definitely bring a long delay in progression.
>What if you cannot take an ACE?  Use an ARB.  This class of agents is 
>useful as well and like the ACE group, decreases the risk of heart disease.
>Dr. Joe, the Diabetes Doctor

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