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Special Edition: SGLT2 Inhibitors and Diabetic Kidney Disease

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This special episode is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, LP.

In this special episode of Diabetes Core Update, Drs. Neil Skolnik and John Russell of Abington Memorial Hospital and the Temple University School of Medicine will present and discuss the beneficial effects of SGLT2 inhibitors on kidney function. SGLT2 inhibitors are a class of medication used to help lower blood glucose levels in people with type 2 diabetes, but recent trials have shown that SGLT2 inhibitors can also help slow the progression of diabetic kidney disease and chronic kidney disease. Drs. Skolnik and Russell will discuss these trials; the exciting data showing the beneficial effects of SGLT2 inhibitors on diabetic kidney disease; recommendations for screening for and diagnosing kidney disease in people with diabetes; and strategies for educating patients about renal disease.

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