New oral diabetes drugs may also protect patients’ kidney health

Posted by on August 19, 2016 1:29 am
Categories: health

In a clinical trial of patients with type 2 diabetes, canagliflozin (a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor) slowed kidney function decline to a greater extent than glimepiride (a sulfonylurea), while having similar blood sugar–lowering effects, report investigators.

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