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Blood pressure drugs prevents kidney disease in diabetes patients

Studies have shown that blood pressure medicine may be effective in preventing and stopping the progression of kidney disease in type 2 diabetes patients. This finding could have significant implications considering that type 2 diabetes is the leading cause of end-stage renal disease in the US. Researchers say it is important that diabetes patients at risk of kidney disease are treated before the symptoms become evident.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Forbes - Health Day

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About: Blood pressure drugs prevents kidney disease in diabetes patients

Date: 31 October 2004

Source: Forbes - Health Day

Author: Amanda Gardner

URL: http://www.forbes.com/lifestyle/health/feeds/hscout/2004/10/31/hscout522079.html

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