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FDA Approves Canagliflozin for Diabetic Kidney Disease

FDA’s approval of canagliflozin for slowing progression of diabetic nephropathy in patients with type 2 diabetes makes the drug the first new treatment option in nearly 20 years indicated for slowing diabetic kidney disease in these patients.

Diabetes Tx Gains Fast Track Designation for Kidney Disease

The FDA has granted Fast Track designation to dapagliflozin (Farxiga; AstraZeneca) as a possible treatment to delay the progression of renal failure and prevent cardiovascular (CV) and renal death in patients with chronic kidney disease.
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