Empagliflozin achieved a decrease in risk of kidney disease progression of 28% vs placebo in the most diverse population of patients in an SGLT-2 inhibitor trial.
In a study of nearly 100 adults with CKD stages G3b-4 and medical comorbidity, a 12-month exercise program was found safe and improved physical functioning.
"Primary Viewpoints," a podcast from Patient Care Online, brings you an exclusive interview with Hiddo Heerspink, PhD, PharmD.
Mikhail Kosiborod, MD, a cardiologist and Neil Skolnik, MD, a primary care physician, agree that whoever is seeing the patient should prescribe the drug that is needed.
ADA 2021. A subgroup analysis of the FIDELIO-DKD trial showed that finerenone use was beneficial regardless of baseline insulin use among patients with T2D and CKD.
ADA 2021. Dapagliflozin was found to reduce type 2 diabetes incidence among patients with chronic kidney disease in a prespecified analysis of the DAPA-CKD trial.
Dapagliflozin is the first SGLT-2 inhibitor to receive FDA approval for the treatment of CKD, regardless of diabetes status.
Patients with chronic kidney disease have had no treatment options to slow the certain progression to renal failure. Enter SGLT2 inhibitors. A key clinical trial investigator explains.
Primary care clinicians should be the first to prescribe SGLT2 inhibitors for many reasons, as explained by Prof Jonathan McMurray in this Patient Care interview.
DAPA-CKD investigator Professor John McMurray details the trial and renal and cardiovascular outcomes for Patient Care Online.