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World J Diabetes. Aug 15, 2014; 5(4): 536-545
Published online Aug 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i4.536
Table 2 Studies which observed glucose reduction after renal denervation
Ref.Study designParticipantsMain results
Mahfoud et al[14]Prospective, controlled unblinded, randomized study50 patients with resistant HTN (37 patients underwent catheter-based RDN and 13 patients in a control groupRDN improved glucose metabolism and insulin sensitivity in addition to a significantly reducing blood pressure
Witkowski et al[65]Prospective, nonrandomized, open-label study10 patients with refractory hypertension and sleep apnea (7 men and 3 women, who underwent RDN)RDN reduced blood pressure and improved glucose metabolism