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Hypertension in Diabetics – Drug of Choice is …?

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„Type 1 diabetes: Treat hypertension with an ACEI (such as lisinopril) or ARB (such as losartan), followed by a low dose thiazide diuretic or a thiazide-like diuretic (such as chlortalidone) or a long acting calcium channel blocker (such as amlodipine) as second line.

Type 2 diabetes: Treat hypertension with an ACEI as first line, except for black patients, for whom an ACEI plus a long acting calcium channel blocker or thiazide or thiazide-like diuretic should be first line.“


(State: 04.05.2016)

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