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Inhibitors of renal sodium/glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) are new anti-hyperglycaemic drugs that reduce proximal tubular glucose and sodium reabsorption. The Canagliflozin Cardiovascular Assessment Study (CANVAS) Program is the second major trial to demonstrate beneficial effects of SGLT2 inhibitors on the kidney and cardiovascular system in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.NEXT ARTICLE
Nephrology - kidney function
Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the study of normal kidney function, kidney problems, the treatment of kidney problems and renal replacement therapy (dialysis and kidney transplantation). Systemic conditions...
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