Renal protection in diabetes--an emerging role for calcium antagonists.

@article{Parving1997RenalPI,
  title={Renal protection in diabetes--an emerging role for calcium antagonists.},
  author={H. H. Parving and Lise Tarnow and Peter Rossing},
  journal={Cardiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={88 Suppl 3},
  pages={56-62}
}
The combination of diabetes and hypertension increases the changes of progressive renal disorder and ultimately renal failure. Roughly 40% of all diabetics, whether insulin dependent or not, develop diabetic nephropathy. Diabetic nephropathy is the single most important cause of end-stage renal disease in the western world and accounts for more than a quarter of all end-stage renal diseases. It is also a major cause of increased morbidity and mortality in diabetic patients. Increased arterial… CONTINUE READING

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