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George Bakris, MD: SGLT2 Mechanism for BP Reduction Part 1 of 6

altGeorge Bakris, MD, sits down with Diabetes in Control Publisher Steve Freed to discuss the effects of SGLT2 drugs on the kidneys and how it can be effective at dispelling sodium and lowering the blood pressure. He also talks about another method of blood pressure monitoring that gives a more complete picture of blood pressure over a 24-48-hour period of time…

 

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Dr. George Bakris recently presented “SGLT2 Mechanism for Blood Pressure Reduction” at the 75th Scientific Sessions of the ADA. Dr. Bakris, a referral nephrologist and a board-certified hypertension specialist, is a professor of medicine and director of ASH Comprehensive Hypertension Center at The University of Chicago. He specializes in kidney disease as it relates to diabetes and blood pressure issues. He is an expert at interpreting ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, a technique that gives physicians a more accurate reading of a patient’s blood pressure by taking numerous measurements of a patient’s blood pressure over a 24-48 hour period.

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