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Intensive glucose control does not prevent renal failure and carries risk of severe hypoglycemia

Aggressive glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes, while improving surrogate markers of kidney disease, has not been proven to reduce the risk of adverse clinically meaningful renal outcomes, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis of 7 clinical trials. Key Point: Tight glycemic targets in patients diagnosed with… 

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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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