Suvanjaa Sivalingam

 PhD student, MD
Complications Research

Research area

Diabetic nephropathy 

Combination treatment with a GLP-1 analogue and a SGLT-2-inhibitor in participants with type 2 diabetes and albuminuria to demonstrate a beneficial effect on renal parameters.  

Diabetes and oxidative stress

The effect of treatment with incretins on oxidative stress in participants with type 2 diabetes. 

Current research


The aim of the study is to investigate if a stepwise initiation of semaglutide or placebo added to ongoing empagliflozin therapy would complement or have an additive effect on renal parameters. 
Collaborators: Novo Nordisk A/S. 


The aim of the study is to demonstrate if treatment with liraglutide or sitagliptin reduces oxidative stress measured as urinary excretion of 8-oxodG and 8-oxoGuo.  
Collaborators: Department and Laboratory of Clinical Pharmacology, Bispebjerg Frederiksberg Hospitals, Rigshospitalet. 

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