Drug curbs albuminuria, cholesterol in type 2 diabetes, nephropathy

06/5/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

A study presented at the European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association meeting found patients with type 2 diabetes and nephropathy who received atrasentan attained improvements in albuminuria and bad cholesterol and triglyceride levels at 12 weeks compared with those who took a placebo. However, the findings merit further and longer-term assessment to see whether the drug would be beneficial, a researcher said.

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