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Research article: Renin-angiotensin system blockade and risk of acute kidney injury: a population-based cohort study Reference: Kathryn E Mansfield, Dorothea Nitsch, Liam Smeeth, Krishnan Bhaskaran, Laurie A Tomlinson(2015) Renin-angiotensin system blockade and risk of acute kidney injury: a population-based cohort study. Submitted, doi: Link to article Abstract Objective: To investigate whether there is an association between use of ACE inhibitors (ACEI) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB), and risk of acute kidney injury (AKI). Design: A time-updated, new-user cohort study among people initiating common antihypertensives (ACEI/ARB, beta-blockers, calcium channel blockers and thiazide diuretics) in primary care between April 1997 and March 2014. Participants: Adults initiating antihypertensive drug treatment, with at least one year of registration prior to first prescription, identified from UK primary care practices contributing to the Clinical Practice Research Datalink and eligible for linkage to hospital records data from the Hospital Episode Statistics database. Main outcome measures: Incidence rate ratio (RR) for first episode of AKI during time exposed to ACEI/ARB compa Continue reading >>

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  1. sammyvaughn

    Lantus and Victoza

    My Dr put me on Lantus and Victoza, each one shot a day. Why do I need (2) different types of shot medicine? Is the idea only to keep Blood Sugar number below 100? Thanks

  2. jwags

    Lantus is insulin, Victoza is a type 2 medication that you inject. They do different things.

  3. furball64801

    Hey Sammy its hard to say very little info is given. They are both slow acting meds, how have your readings been and what dose of both are you on. Are you on met or could you not tolerate it, how high was your a1c or the number you were dx with.

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