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PKC Inhibitor Maintains the Kidney Health of Your Type 2 Patients

For type 2s who suffer from kidney disease, treatment with ruboxistaurin was shown to reduce albuminuria and maintain estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) for more than one year. Ruboxistaurin—a PKC inhibitor manufactured by Eli Lilly and Company—may have added benefit in established therapies for diabetic kidney disease.

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Type 2s With Kidney Disease Better Off Seeing a Pharmacist-Diabetes Specialist Team

Hong Kong researchers say that if you have type 2 and suffer from kidney disease, you may be better off getting structured care from a pharmacist-diabetes specialist team.

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Diabetic Patients With Kidney Disease Should Be Treated Aggressively From the Get-Go

Italian researchers say that kidney disease is a “significant predictor” of death, and that people who have kidney problems at the time of their diabetes diagnosis should be treated aggressively from the onset.

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Overweight Type 1s More Susceptible to Complications Than Normal-Weight Type 1s

Diabetes duration and A1C remain the gold standard for determining whether you may develop retinopathy and neuropathy. However, if you are a type 1 with a weight problem, you may not be slowing down the progression to these microvascular complications.

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How Sugar AGEs You
How Sugar AGEs You

Although the complications of diabetes are well known, scientists don’t fully understand the mechanisms that underlie them. However, a key to the mystery lies in what are known as advanced glycosylation end-products (AGEs).

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How to Preserve the Life of Your Diabetic Kidneys
How to Preserve the Life of Your Diabetic Kidneys

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of kidney failure, which soaks up a large part of the national health care dollar. However, kidney disease is preventable and treatable once present.

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Saving Kidneys With Simple Testing
Saving Kidneys With Simple Testing

In November 2004, the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) asked national health bodies around the world to consider the urgent implementation of proactive albumin (protein) screening in urine.

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What Are the Keys to Preventing Diabetic Kidney Disease?

Annual screening for microalbuminuria (low levels of protein in the urine, indicating early signs of kidney disease) in type 1 diabetes should begin with puberty and/or after five-year disease duration of diabetes.

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Smoking Increases Diabetes Risks

Swedish researchers say that smoking is associated with both poor blood glucose control and microalbuminuria (protein in the urine) that indicates early kidney disease and increased heart disease risk.

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What Are the Keys to Preventing Diabetic Kidney Disease?

Annual screening for microalbuminuria (low levels of protein in the urine, indicating early signs of kidney disease) in type 1 diabetes should begin with puberty and/or after five-year disease duration of diabetes.

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