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Case of the Month

  October 2014

A 50 year old woman has IgA nephropathy with an eGFR of 55mls/min/1.73m2 

She has 0.2gm/24 hours of proteinuria. Her BP is persistently 150/90.

Which of the following statements about BP and reducing cardiovascular risk is correct?

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