The Role of the Kidney and Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter-2 Inhibition in Diabetes Management
- Virginia Valentine, CNS, BC-ADM, CDE, FAADE
The kidney plays an important role in glucose homeostasis and has become a target for the treatment of hyperglycemia in type 2 diabetes. This review discusses the role of the kidney in glucose homeostasis and how inhibition of renal glucose reabsorption may become a novel treatment option for type 2 diabetes.
- American Diabetes Association(R) Inc., 2012