Author | Todd Neff


Aliskiren Plus Losartan Equals Lower Urine Protein Levels in Type 2 Patients

May 11, 2011

Adding aliskiren to antihypertension regimens that already include losartan reduced blood protein levels from 19% to 22% in hypertensive type 2 diabetic patients with nephropathy.

After Metformin, Antihyperglycemic Choices a Judgment Call

May 11, 2011

A review of 140 trials and 26 observational studies supports metformin as the best first-line treatment for type 2 diabetes in adults, both stand-alone and in combination with other medications. But second-line treatments are still a judgment call.