Dr. Moe spoke about the importance of nephrology research and how a prize competition can facilitate the process.
Many patients still insist that I need to check and manage their cholesterol.
Heavy and binge drinking found to significantly decrease the likelihood of renal dysfunction.
It is associated with better long-term survival and reduced risk of revascularization and myocardial infarction compared with PCI.
Low hemoglobin levels increase the risk of death, sepsis, and cerebrovascular accidents following cardiac surgery.
A history of nephrolithiasis was associated with a nearly 2-fold increased odds of chronic kidney disease in women.
In a study, hypertension, obesity, and higher triglycerides predicted development of chronic kidney disease 30 years later.
Serum bicarbonate could potentially be used to identify patients at elevated risk for chronic kidney disease.
Hepatitis C virus infection increases CKD patients' likelihood of progressing to end-stage renal disease by 32%.
Researchers find no association between sodium excretion and decline in eGFR.
Renal function decline is not accelerated, however.
Korean study also revealed an inverse association between serum homocysteine levels and renal function.
Heart failure, myocardial infarction, or stroke also increase the risk of death prior to ESRD.
If renal replacement therapy planning were started only when patients reached CKD stage 5, many patients would not be adequately prepared, researchers said.
A nearly 5-fold higher risk of Clostridium difficile infection observed in patients with end-stage renal disease requiring dialysis.
Study reveals a more rapid decline in annual eGFR among individuals whose parents had cardiovascular disease.
Lower risk of overall mortality, renal replacement therapy seen with more walking.