What does ACE stand for in medical terms?

What does it mean when hospitals, doctors, or medical documents are referring to ACE?

ACE stands for:

Angiotensin Converting Enzyme

Drugs with Angiotensin Converting Enzyme called ACE inhibitors are used to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, diabetes and kidney diseases.

Note that sometimes abbreviations and acronyms have several meanings. ACE may mean something different in your context.

If you have any questions or concerns about anything regarding your health and treatment, you should talk to your doctor.

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