Effect of angiotensin II receptor blockers on insulin resistance in maintenance haemodialysis patients.

@article{Satirapoj2007EffectOA,
  title={Effect of angiotensin II receptor blockers on insulin resistance in maintenance haemodialysis patients.},
  author={Bancha Satirapoj and Pairoj Yingwatanadej and Somchai Chaichayanon and Jayanton Patumanond},
  journal={Nephrology},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={342-7}
}
AIM Insulin resistance is a predictor of cardiovascular mortality in patients with end-stage renal disease. Although some clinical studies demonstrated that angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARB) improve insulin action in hypertensive patients, the role of ARB among patients with maintenance haemodialysis (MHD) remains controversial. The aim was to evaluate… CONTINUE READING