AASK


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AASK

African American Study of Kidney Disease & Hypertension. A clinical trial comparing ramipril, amlodipine and metoprolol in preventing the progression of hypertensive renal disease in African Americans; interim analysis triggered early termination of the amlodipine arm because of worse outcomes compared to the other 2 arms.

AASK

Cardiology A clinical trial–African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension Pilot Study that studied the relationship between anti-hypertensive therapy and progression of renal disease See Hypertension.
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Our goal at AASK is to honor the legacy left by my mom and to continue to place children in loving homes.
Lawrence Agodoa, a kidney specialist and NIH director of AASK, cautioned patients to continue taking prescribed blood pressure medications until they have worked out an alternative with their doctor.
The "Telemagic" software system AASK uses to match kids with families gives the group 21st-century tools, but its greatest strength is human, not tech- nological: Twenty-two families in 14 states across the country serve as volunteer recruiters.
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These include: the REIN trial (Ramipril Efficacy In Nephropathy) involving a European proteinuria population, the RENAAL trial (Reduction of Endpoints in NIDDM with the Angiotensin II Antagonist Losartan) and the IDNT trial (Irbesartan Diabetic Nephropathy Trial) involving world wide type 2 diabetes as well as the AASK (African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension) involving hypertensive African Americans.
The AASK is the first published large-scale trial to our knowledge that examines both the effect of 3 different antihypertensive regiments as well as the effect of 2 BP goals on decline in kidney function in a population with chronic kidney disease attributed to hypertensive nephrosclerosis," write the authors.
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In AASK, achieving the 140/85 mm Hg goal slowed renal disease progression to the point that "it was almost what we'd find with normal aging," according to AASK chair Dr.
ACE inhibitors have been the preferred treatment for kidney disease of diabetes since 1994, and now AASK doctors are recommending it for kidney disease of hypertension, especially for people who also have protein in the urine.
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