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Re: [IP] ACE inhibitors



My doctor put me on an ACE inhibitor to protect my kidneys as well.  I had a
very slight increase in blood pressure, but he felt it was best for the
protection.

Billie

email @ redacted wrote:

> My doctor recently left the diabetes center where I'm a patient, he left a PA
> in charge of things. At my visit with him he wanted to start me on ace
> inhibitors to protect my kidneys. My tests all come back as normal.  I just
> wonder about taking some med if it is not needed. I have read some studies on
> this subject.  It seems to be to confusing because a large number of the
> study group had elevated bp to start with. He said this practice is a
> standard in Canada. Does any one take ace inhibitors without high bp to
> protect your kidneys?
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