Yusuke Otsuka

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OBJECTIVE Diabetes is a major risk factor for chronic kidney disease (CKD). In this study, we examined the effects of alogliptin on blood glucose control and the renal function in type 2 diabetes CKD patients. METHODS We recruited 36 CKD patients with type 2 diabetes. The patients were followed up for six months after adding alogliptin. Blood biochemical,(More)
BACKGROUND The effects of olmesartan (OLM) on blood pressure and kidney function in Japanese patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) were compared between 20 mg twice daily (BID) and 40 mg once daily (QD) treatments. METHODS The subjects were Japanese CKD patients with concurrent hypertension who had been treated with OLM 20 mg BID for at least 3(More)
Background: There are very few oral antidiabetic drugs recommended for patients on dialysis. Saxagliptin is known for its potent effect and long duration of action. In this study, we compared the efficacy of Saxagliptin with Mitiglinid for diabetes control and renal anemia in hemodialysis patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Methods: We performed a(More)
BACKGROUND Sustained erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) have recently been identified as the standard therapeutic agent for anemia in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis (PD). However, few reports have compared pain between various types of sustained ESAs or between administration routes. Furthermore, the change ratio of the dose of sustained ESAs(More)
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