Vitamin B Therapy Not Associated with Vascular or Kidney Improvements in Patients with Diabetic Nephropathy
About the Study
- Decreased kidney function
- Increased risk of adverse events (eg, stroke, heart attack, need for opening arteries in the heart, and death)
- Decreased homocysteine levels
How Does This Affect You?
American Diabetes Association http://www.diabetes.org/
National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/
House AA, Eliasziw M, Cattran DC, et al. Effect of B-vitamin therapy on progression of diabetic nephropathy: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2010 Apr 28;303(16):1603-9.
- Reviewer: Brian P. Randall, MD
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