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Funded Project Details - FY2023

Project Number:

Title: Effectiveness of Hypoglycemic Medications Among Veterans with CKD
Principal Investigator:

Christianne Roumie

Location: Nashville, TN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - September 2024
FY 2023 Funding Amount: $299,945
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Approximately 30 million adults have diabetes (DM) in the United States and DM confers a risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Whether CVD is prevented by antidiabetic therapies which target glycemic control remains relatively unknown. Between 2013-2017 there were multiple pivotal trials of newer agent called sodium–glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors and glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonists (GLP1RA) vs placebo. These newer agents demonstrated reduction in CVD and kidney outcomes. T...

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