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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
About: Blood pressure drugs prevents kidney disease in diabetes patients
Date: 31 October 2004
Source: Forbes - Health Day
Author: Amanda Gardner
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