A digital sensing platform could allow patients with chronic kidney ailments or diabetes to test their own urine albumin levels.
Even light drinking paired with acetaminophen may increase the risk of kidney dysfunction.
Children who undergo solid organ transplantation may have a high risk of developing kidney disease, according to a new national study.
New findings may help explain why blacks are at higher risk for end-stage renal disease.
Statin, statin/ezetimibe combo recommended for older adults with low eGFR.
Lower socioeconomic status is associated with height deficits in children with chronic kidney disease.
After a 10-year follow-up, individuals with a BMI of 30.0-39.9 at baseline had a twofold increase risk of rapid decline in eGFR.
Treatment shown to benefit patients with stage 3 or 4 CKD and treatment-resistant hypertension.
Common genetic polymorphisms may explain patterns in vitamin D status in blacks.
Halving the dosage improved GFR in patients with stable heart failure and impaired renal function.
Both approaches are associated with similar outcomes in patients with renal artery stenosis and CKD or hypertension.
Compared with subjects in the lowest tertile of net acid excretion, those in the middle and highest tertiles had a 3.0 times and 9.9 times increased risk.
Researchers also discover that adherence to the diet is associated with slower eGFR decline.
Greater proteinuria also associated with increased odds of masked and sustained hypertension.
The effect may be mediated by an acute reduction in sympathetic nervous system activity.
Calcium-based and non-calcium-based binder use were associated with similar death risks.
New findings are based on a study of 472 patients with stage 4-5 chronic kidney disease.
Moderate or severe periodontal disease in this population is associated with a nearly 2.3 times increased death risk.