Candesartan Cilexetil, a Novel Angiotensin II Type 1 (AT1) Receptor Blocker, Reduces Microalbuminuria in Patients with Type II Diabetes Mellitus and Mild Hypertension.

Microalbuminuria is a predictor of nephropathy in patients with type I or type II diabetes mellitus, and interventions that decrease albuminuria are likely to postpone the development of severe renal impairment. Suppression of the renin-angiotensin system by angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibition has been effective in this respect. However, direct… CONTINUE READING