The role of angiotensin II type 1 receptor blockers in the prevention and management of diabetes mellitus.

@article{Mathur2007TheRO,
  title={The role of angiotensin II type 1 receptor blockers in the prevention and management of diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Gaurav Mathur and Brian Noronha and Edrich Joseph Rodrigues and Gershan K Davis},
  journal={Diabetes, obesity & metabolism},
  year={2007},
  volume={9 5},
  pages={617-29}
}
Angiotensin II Receptor blockers (ARBs) are an important addition to the current range of medications available for treating a wide spectrum of diseases including cardiovascular diseases. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most common cause of death in the United Kingdom and worldwide. More importantly, the presence of the metabolic syndrome and the likelihood of diabetes mellitus taking on epidemic proportions in the years to come all threaten to maintain the mortality rate due to CHD. This… CONTINUE READING