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Is these medicines effect diabetes in any way? (bisoprolol, furosemide, dronedaone, diovn, spironolactone)

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Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 49 years experience
Diabetes and meds: Adding spironolactone to a regimen that includes maximal ace inhibition improves renoprotection (r) in patients with diabetic nephropathy. Diovan (valsartan) is also a r agent as it lowers both blood pressure and protein in the urine of patients with diabetes. The other drugs have no r protect effect in diabetes, other than lowering blood pressure. Speak to your physician for more information in your case.

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