Effects of blood pressure control on progressive renal disease in blacks and whites. Modification of Diet in Renal Disease Study Group.

@article{Hebert1997EffectsOB,
  title={Effects of blood pressure control on progressive renal disease in blacks and whites. Modification of Diet in Renal Disease Study Group.},
  author={Lee A. Hebert and John Walter Kusek and Tom Greene and Lawrence Y C Agodoa and Camille Arnel Jones and Andrew S. Levey and Joanna Breyer and P F Faubert and Henry A Rolin and Sheng Ru Wang},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={1997},
  volume={30 3 Pt 1},
  pages={428-35}
}
African Americans (blacks) have a disproportionately high incidence of end-stage renal disease due to hypertension. The Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) Study found that strict blood pressure control slowed the decline in glomerular filtration rate (GFR) only in the subgroup of patients with proteinuria. The present report compares the effects… CONTINUE READING