Metformin in kidney diabetic disease: Current state
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Diabetic renal disease

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Arocha Rodulfo JI, Amair Maini P. Metformin in kidney diabetic disease: Current state. Rev. Colomb. Nefrol. [Internet]. 2017 Aug. 8 [cited 2021 Dec. 7];4(2):188-99. Available from:


Current  therapy  directed  at  delaying  the  progression  of  diabetic  renal  disease  includes intensive  glycemic  and  optimal  blood  pressure  control,  renin  angiotensin-aldosterone system blockade and multifactorial intervention. However, the renal protection provided by these  therapeutic  modalities  is  not complete. There  is  a  scarcity  of  studies analyzingthe nephroprotective effect of antihyperglycemicdrugs beyond their glucose lowering effect and progression of diabetic renal disease. This article updatethe existing data about metformin in diabetic kidney disease
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