Using ACE inhibitors appropriately.

  title={Using ACE inhibitors appropriately.},
  author={Daphne P Bicket},
  journal={American family physician},
  volume={66 3},
When first introduced in 1981, angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors were indicated only for treatment of refractory hypertension. Since then, they have been shown to reduce morbidity or mortality in congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction, diabetes mellitus, chronic renal insufficiency, and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Pathologies underlying these conditions are, in part, attributable to the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system. Angiotensin II contributes to… CONTINUE READING
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