The Role of the Kidney and Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter-2 Inhibition in Diabetes Management

  1. Virginia Valentine, CNS, BC-ADM, CDE, FAADE

IN BRIEF

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.

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  1. doi: 10.2337/diaclin.30.4.151 Clinical Diabetes vol. 30 no. 4 151-155