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Glycemic control affects progression of kidney disease in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Shital S Dodhia, Jigar D Barasara, Varsha S Joshi.

Background: Improvement in glycemic control, particularly early in the treatment, is associated with reductions in the incidence of microvascular complications, including chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Objective: To study the effect of glycemic control on diabetic nephropathy (DN) in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Materials and Methods: We investigated progression of DN by measuring glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c), serum creatinine, and glomerular filtration rate (GFR) level in 70 (37 men and 33 women) patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) on antihypertensive treatment.

Result: The survey was done for 6 months during which 40 patients with DM (group 1) with serum creatinine

Key words: Glycemic control, GFR, serum creatinine, type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)

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