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Rajiv Agarwal, MD, MS - A Renewed Look at MRA Therapy: Improving Renal Outcomes and Reducing Risks in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
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Go online to PeerView.com/JNH860 to view the activity, download slides and practice aids, and complete the post-test to earn credit. In this activity, an expert nephrologist examines the pathophysiology of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and the effects of mineralocorticoid receptor overactivation in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) to offer practical strategies for identifying which patients with CKD and T2D may benefit from treatment with nonsteroidal MRAs. Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: Explain the pathophysiology of CKD progression and the effects of mineralocorticoid receptor overactivation in patients with T2D, Compare the mechanism of action, potency, selectivity, and physiological distribution of steroidal and nonsteroidal MRAs, Identify patients with CKD and T2D that may derive specific benefit from treatment with nonsteroidal MRAs.