Latest Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) News
Odds of non-fatal stroke are 49% higher in patients in the fourth quartile of uric acid level versus those in the second quartile.
The findings warrant reconsideration of blood pressure targets for many patients older than 75, according to an editorial.
Paricalcitol-based protocol includes limited use of calcium-based phosphate binders.
More than 80% of participants adhered to use of the app.
Latest findings from national trial show it lowers chances of heart failure, even in older adults.
Systematic review finds that 10 units of short-acting insulin given intravenously may be used in cases of acute hyperkalemia.
Hispanic ethnicity was independently associated with a 40% lower risk of CKD progression in non-diabetic patients, after adjustment.
Researchers found elevated incidences of upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) in patients with CKD.
Rising temperatures, less rain contributing to the growing epidemic of heat stress nephropathy.
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.
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