n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - ACE inhibitors in diabetic nephropathy : clinical pharmacology
|Article Title||ACE inhibitors in diabetic nephropathy : clinical pharmacology|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Publication Date||Oct 2006|
|Pages||592 - 594|
Diabetic nephropathy is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in diabetics. <br>RAS plays a crucial role in the development of diabetic nephropathy. <br>Tight control of blood pressure and glucose plays an essential role in the prevention and management of diabetic nephropathy. <br>ACEIs should be utilised in all diabetic patients with microalbuminuria who are normotensive, and should be considered in all diabetic patients with hypertension. <br>ARBs should be reserved for ACEI intolerance.
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