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Finding suggests that olfactory deficits may contribute to nutritional impairment in patients with chronic and end-stage renal disease.
Average 6-month serum phosphorus level was significantly lower in CKD patients who received niacin than those who did not (3.4 vs. 4.2 mg/dL).
After adjusting for potential confounders and mediators, a large cross-sectional study found no association between obesity and CKD prevalence.
Elevated systolic BP is linked to adverse outcomes in elderly patients.
Short sleep duration is associated with a 47% increased risk of proteinuria, a surrogate marker for kidney disease progression.
Preventing cardiovascular disease through adherence to Life's Simple 7 can also prevent the development of CKD.
Risk increased the longer people used the heartburn medications.
Likelihood of overall and respiratory-related mortality is increased 41% and 4-fold, respectively.
The diabetes drug was contraindicated due to the risk of lactic acidosis.
Drugs containing saxagliptin or alogliptin may be linked to heart failure risk.
African Americans with and without a high-risk genotype experience similar kidney function decline.
Among other findings, patients taking statins had more than twice the odds of SHPT.
Researchers argue that little evidence exists to support this approach to prevent hyperkalemia.
Use of ACE inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers also boost likelihood of the electrolyte disorder, new study finds.
No new adverse events observed in patients with underlying cardiovascular risk factors who switched to continuous erythropoietin receptor activator.
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