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Chronic kidney disease underdiagnosed in patients with type 2 diabetes

mdCurrent Conference Report: 72nd Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is significantly underdiagnosed in the population with type 2 diabetes, say investigators who conducted a recent multi-site observational cross-sectional study. This is an especially important finding for Indian physicians and patients, since the International Diabetes… 

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Elderly hypertensive patients with cardiovascular disease may benefit from combination antihypertensive therapy

Adding a second antihypertensive medication appears to be more beneficial than increasing the dose of a single antihypertensive in reducing all-cause mortality cardiovascular outcomes in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD). This was the main finding of a recent randomized trial that sought to determine the efficacy of high-dose angiotensin receptor… 

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