Sharma Prabhakar

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Diabetic Nephropathy and Hypertension Management

Are You Sure the Patient Has Diabetic Nephropathy? Definition: Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is a clinical syndrome characterized by persistent albuminuria, a relentless decline in the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and raised arterial blood pressure (BP). Persistent albuminuria (>300 mg/24 hr or >200 µg/min) in at least two of three consecutive nonketotic urine samples is the…

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