Sulodexide in Diabetic Nephropathy: Is There a Role for This Novel Agent?

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Sulodexide is a low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) that has no measurable anticoagulant effect when taken orally. Preliminary studies have shown that sulodexide has a favorable effect on proteinuria in patients with diabetic nephropathy. This led to a large, multicenter, placebo-controlled, double-blinded study to determine the effect of this agent on urine albumin excretion in […]


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