Navigation Links
U.S. Physicians Report Diabetic Nephropathy as the Renal Condition with the Highest Unmet Need for Treatment
Date:3/14/2013

EXTON, Pa., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for specialized biopharmaceutical issues, finds that nephrologists believe that diabetic nephropathy is the renal condition with the highest unmet need for treatment, followed closely by acute kidney injury and polycystic kidney disease, according to TreatmentTrends: Diabetic Nephropathy (U.S.), a study of 105 U.S. physicians (52 nephrologists, 26 endocrinologists and 27 primary care physicians).

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130103/MM36805LOGO )

For all physician groups, angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) are the most prescribed class of drugs for diabetic nephropathy followed by angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs) and diuretics, while renin inhibitors are used the least. All physician groups use lisinopril, such as Merck's Prinvil or AstraZeneca's Zestril, more often than other ACE inhibitors. Endocrinologists prescribe ramipril, such as Pfizer's Altace or Sanofi's Triatec, significantly more often than nephrologists and primary care physicians do.

"Now that bardoxolone is no longer in development, the focus is on many new clinical compounds in development for diabetic nephropathy, including CTP-499 from Concert Pharmaceuticals or CCX140 from ChemoCentryx among others," said Rob Dubman , BioTrends' Director of Nephrology. "However, this study indicates that nephrologists are divided regarding the ideal primary end point for a product in clinical development, such as risk of doubling serum creatinine, change in creatinine clearance rate, or GFR, leading to greater complexity for the manufacturers."

TreatmentTrends®: Diabetic Nephropathy (U.S.) is a syndicated report, in which 105 U.S. physicians (52 nephrologists, 26 endocrinologists, and 27 primary care physicians) participated in an online survey. The intention of this study is to understand the diabetic nephropathy patient population, including patient load by stage and to understand what risk factors influence disease progression. In addition, this study covers the diagnosis and standard of care for patients with diabetic nephropathy and how therapy decisions differ based on disease presentation and specialty of physician treating. Finally, to understand the satisfaction with current treatment, potential for new pipeline products, and the unmet needs in the management of diabetic nephropathy.

About BioTrends Research GroupBioTrends Research Group provides syndicated and custom primary market research to pharmaceutical manufacturers competing in clinically evolving, specialty pharmaceutical markets. For information on BioTrends publications and research capabilities, please contact us at www.bio-trends.com.

About Decision Resources Group
Decision Resources Group is a cohesive portfolio of companies that offers best-in-class, high-value information and insights on important sectors of the healthcare industry. Clients rely on this analysis and data to make informed decisions. Please visit Decision Resources Group at www.DecisionResourcesGroup.com.

All company, brand, or product names contained in this document may be trademarks of their respective holders.For more information, contact:BioTrends Research Group Decision Resources GroupRob Dubman

Christopher Comfort781-993-2592

781-993-2597 rdubman@bio-trends.comccomfort@dresources.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE BioTrends Research Group
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation Launches Cities for Life
2. CentraState and Freehold Radiology Group train physicians from China
3. New Published Guidelines to Help Physicians Diagnose and Treat Lupus Kidney Disease
4. Ameritox Announces Educational Resources to Help Physicians Navigate Complex Compliance Issues
5. "AWAKEN" Survey Finds Only 50 Percent of Americans Understand Significant Health Impact of Narcolepsy, and Many Physicians Not Comfortable Diagnosing the Sleep Disorder
6. Physicians Practice Recognized for Print and Digital Excellence
7. HealthWarehouse.com and Northwest Physicians Network Partner to Provide Exclusive Discount Pharmacy Services to Patients
8. The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Announces Guidelines for Responsible Prescribing of Pain-Killers for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain
9. Homecare Community Dismayed that Medicare Will Start Prior Authorization for Wheelchairs without a Clinical Template for Physicians to Document Need
10. Physicians Find Medical Billers and Coders Within 48 Hours of Posting Jobs with MBC
11. Physicians Capital Investments, Physicians Capital Markets, and EDGE Realty Capital Markets announce a new strategic initiative
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/8/2016)... , Dec. 8, 2016 Global Interventional ... on the global interventional radiology market analyzes the ... report comprises an elaborate executive summary, including a ... segments and sub-segments. The research is a ... formed the bulk of our research efforts along ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Allergy Diagnostics Market: Scope and Methodology ... are used to determine the presence of allergens ... etc. in the samples by determining the presence ... report on global allergy diagnostics market, analyzes the ... report consists of an executive summary that provides ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... de 2016  A Mederi Therapeutics Inc . anunciou aprovação regulatória, pela ... para a doença do refluxo gastroesofágico (DRGE). Foto -  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161207/446903 ... ... Live Stretta procedure performed and broadcast during the Chinese Congress of ... , , ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:12/8/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... pleased to announce that “Natural Language Processing–Enabled and Conventional Data Capture Methods for ... JMIR Medical Informatics . , Results of the comparative usability study demonstrate ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Virginia (PRWEB) , ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... services company offering Medication Therapy Management (MTM), adherence, and other pharmacist-delivered patient care ... operations and general counsel and Eric Hoessel to vice president of sales. ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... 08, 2016 , ... With the increasing demand for dental implants, the National ... campaign to inform dentists and patients about the safety issues related to dental restorations. ... in the U.S. is projected to reach $6.4 billion in 2018 with more than ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... ... Premier Fitness Camp (PFC) and The Chopra Center for Wellbeing announced today ... at their world headquarters of Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in San Diego. ... weight loss, personal development, a healthy lifestyle, or mental and physical healing. The week-long ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... to its innovative Unified Instance Manager architecture, meeting the needs of multichannel ... version optimizes the unattended auto-dialing system without agents, Presence Robodialer, provides greater ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):