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  • Protecting Kidneys Diabetes

    ACE inhibitors (Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme inhibitors) and ARBs (Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers) are two types of blood pressure medications that have been shown to have a protective effect on the kidneys, especially in individuals with diabetes who have high blood pressure and Diabetic Kidney Disease (DKD).


  • Protecting Kidneys in People with Diabetes

    While it is true that metformin, a commonly prescribed medication for diabetes, is generally considered safe for the kidneys, there are certain circumstances in which its use may need to be adjusted.


    Metformin is primarily excreted by the kidneys, and if kidney function is significantly impaired, it can accumulate in the body, leading to a rare but serious condition called lactic acidosis.

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