The Intersection of Diabetes, CVD and CKD: The Dangerous Liaison


Dr Anoop Misra, New Delhi    01 February 2018

  1. Microalbuminuria predicts progression of nephropathy, and also predicts CVD. Drug treatment of albuminuria with ACEIs or ARBs reduces progression of kidney dysfunction. Options for anti-hyperglycemic drug treatment become limited in CRF, particularly in those below 30 GFR.
  2. Among newer drugs, linagliptin retains its efficacy and could be given without need for dose modification.

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