Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Kidney protection and SGLT2i: What do we know?

10' education - June 9, 2020 - Prof. Mark Cooper, MD - Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

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  • Epidemiology of CKD 00:32
  • Treatment options for DKD 02:23
  • Newer treatment options: GLP-1RAs and SGLT2 inhibitors 06:12
  • Ongoing SGLT2i trials enrolling CKD/DKD patients 11:18
  • EASD/ADA consensus report on choice of second-line therapy  12:07

Which statement is true about renal outcomes of recent SGLT2i trials?

  • A. Decline in eGFR was larger in macroalbuminuria patients on canagliflozin in CREDENCE
  • B. In EMPA-REG OUTCOME, patients with macroalbuminuria had renal benefit with empagliflozin
  • C. Use of SGLT2i in EMPA-REG OUTCOME, DECLARE-TIMI 58 and CANVAS resulted in CV benefit, but not renal benefit
  • D. A meta-analysis of four SGLT2i trials showed heterogeneity of renal outcomes with SGLT2i use
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Educational information

This lecture by Mark Cooper was part of the EBAC-accredited symposium "Impacting cardiovascular and kidney protection in CKD: The evolving role of SGLT2i" held during the virtual ERA EDTA 2020 meeting.


Prof. Mark Cooper, MD - Inaugural Head of the Department of Diabetes, Central Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.


This recording was independently developed under auspices of PACE-cme. The views expressed in this recording are those of the individual presenter and do not necessarily reflect the views of PACE-cme.


Funding for this educational program was provided by an unrestricted educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim/Lilly.

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