Last updated on February 2007

ACEIs and ARBs Treatment in Diabetic Patients -Drug Interactions and Adverse Drug Effects

Brief description of study

Proteinuria is an expression of diabetic nephropaty in type 1 and type 2 patients. Hypertenshion treatment and decreasing urine protein excretion, slow down renal deterioration. Treating diabetic ,hypertensive patients with Angiotensin Converting Enzyme inhibitors (ACEi), Angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs)is common practice. The aim of our work is to examine 1.The prevalence of ACE and ARB treatment in diabetic patients with or without hypertension.2. Adverse drug reactions of ACEi and ARBs alone or in combination.

Detailed Study Description

The study group- men and women with diabetes mellitus type 2,who were hospitalized in the department of internal medicine in Assaf- Harofeh Medical Center. During hospitalization, data regarding the clinical history,chronic diseases and drugs were collected from the medical files. Blood tests results were recorded during hospitalization .The patients were asked about adverse drug effects.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT00437775

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