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When the kidneys are not working well, potassium levels in the blood can rise.
Hypo- and hyperkalemia found to increase death risk by 26% and 22%, respectively.
Calcification in the media of arteries may be a useful measure for screening.
Researchers found 88% higher odds of negative pregnancy outcomes for women with stage 1 CKD and no classic risk factors.
In a study, 6.6% of women had CKD that could not be attributed to diabetes, hypertension, or glomerulopathy.
A difference of 10 mm Hg or more in systolic blood pressure was associated with an 80% increased risk.
Researchers call for a new systematic review of acetaminophen's effectiveness and safety
Intense glycemic control was significantly linked to higher risks of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality
Many of the tests performed to screen for chronic kidney disease (CKD) may not be necessary for diagnosis and management, according to a research letter.
People least adherent to a DASH-style diet had a 3-fold increased odds of chronic kidney disease compared with those who were most adherent.
Switching to regimen higher in fruits, veggies might help stave off organ failure, researchers say
The risk increases by 18% with each 10 mL/min/1.73 m2 lower estimated glomerular filtration rate.
Investigators found the strongest associations for sepsis, followed by pneumonia and other lower respiratory tract infections.
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