Until now, only two classes of medications have been definitively shown to delay the decline in renal function in patients with CKD: angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs). The sodium glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors are increasingly prescribed to a wider and wider population of patients. And the latest data suggest they may have an important role in the treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in patients with ... or without ... diabetes.
Guest Authors: Stefanie C. Nigro, PharmD, BCACP and Jennifer N. Clements, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, CDCES, BC-ADM
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