Landmark Trial to Link Reduction in Cardiovascular Risk With Treatment of Anemia in Diabetics With Chronic Kidney Disease

Apr 11, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Most people with chronic kidney disease die from cardiovascular problems before ever receiving dialysis or a transplant. Now there's a new clinical trial called TREAT -- Trial To Reduce Cardiovascular Events with Aranesp Therapy. The goal of the trial is to determine if treating anemia will reduce cardiovascular events in people with chronic kidney disease and Type 2 diabetes.

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