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Renoprotective effects of dulaglutide in patients with T2DM and CKD

Nature Reviews Nephrologyvolume 14pages659660 (2018) | Download Citation

The AWARD-7 trial shows that the glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP1) receptor agonist dulaglutide, which is not cleared by the kidney, seems to be renoprotective, ameliorates albuminuria and slows estimated glomerular filtration rate decline in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease, without increasing the risk of hypoglycaemia.

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  1. Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

    • Charlotte M. Sorensen
    •  & Jens J. Holst


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J.J.H. serves as a consultant for Novo Nordisk A/S and Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD). C.M.S. declares no competing interests.

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