- Sunday, February 1, 2009
- Published at:Int J Clin Physio Pathophysio Pharmacol
- Int J Clin Physio Pathophysio Pharmacol 1(1):41-47,2009
Prevalence of Reduced Renal Function among Diabetic Hypertensive Patients
Waleed M. Sweileh, Ansam F. Sawalha, Sa’ed H. Zyoud, Samah W. Al-Jabil, Nasr Y. Shraim
College of Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacy Graduate Program, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine; Poison Control and Drug
Information Center (PCDIC), An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine.
Received October 12, 2008, accepted November 4, 2008 and available online November 15, 2008
Abstract: Patients with diabetes mellitus and hypertension are at high risk of vascular complications, particularly, renal deterioration.
This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence and the risk factors of reduced renal function corresponding to chronic kidney disease
(CKD) stages 3 – 5 among diabetic hypertensive patients. This is a retrospective cohort study of diabetic hypertensive p