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[Correspondence] Dulaglutide slows kidney disease in type 2 diabetes − Author's reply

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Nestor Oliva-Damaso and colleagues questioned the accuracy of the estimated glomerular filtration rate as a measure of renal function. Although it is a derived measure of renal function, large epidemiological studies have clearly shown that estimated glomerular filtration rate decline is strongly correlated with the occurrence of end-stage renal disease.
  • Rebholz CM
  • Inker LA
  • Chen Y
  • et al.
Risk of ESRD and mortality associated with change in filtration markers.