Episode 61: Type 2 Diabetes – how sweet it isn’t – Part VII
In the 61st episode, the seventh podcast in our thesis on type-2 diabetes, we get off the topic of glucose and talk about STENO and blood pressure treatments. We decide the bottom line is control of blood pressure with low doses of thiazides and ACE inhibitors with no tolerance for side effects. Mike’s blood pressure goes up with some of James’ suggestions but high doses of reserpine, methyldopa and clonidine calm him down.
2) Blood pressure trials UKPDS 38
Do ACEI/ARBs uniquely protect the kidney – No?
Low doses of ACEI – most of the BP effect is from low doses