Chronic Kidney Disease
Large study shows the association is more pronounced with increasing age.
Nonalbuminuric chronic kidney disease was linked to increases in all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, but not albuminuria or end-stage renal disease.
Every 1 mg/dL increase in serum phosphorus level was linked with 36% greater odds of kidney failure among non-dialysis CKD patients.
High phosphate levels are associated with 3.3-fold increased odds of 28-day in-hospital mortality.
A multidisciplinary team-based approach to diabetes management may help prevent complications like diabetic kidney disease.
New findings may offer possible strategies for preventing renal function decline.
Study of Asian patients found that the 12-month mortality rate was significantly higher in those with than without hyponatremia at hospital admission for heart failure.
Significant improvement in skin dryness with topical vitamin D without major side effects.
Frequent exercise also increases the odds of kidney function loss.
As renal function declines, levels of trimethylamine-N-oxide increase, and this correlates with increased atherosclerosis burden.
In these patients, no further decline in GFR, regardless of TKI used.
Higher rates of sudden cardiac arrest are seen in blacks versus whites and often at younger ages.
Boiling sliced meat in a pressure cooker filled with soft water may be a promising way for dialysis patients to reduce phosphorus intake.
Study implicates dairy products, cereals, and grains containing inorganic phosphate additives.
Among the phosphate-containing medicinal products prescribed to chronic kidney disease patients, 76% may contain absorbable phosphate.
Baseline eGFR, higher phosphorus, proteinuria, and male gender, also are associated with an elevated risk of end-stage renal disease in patients with chronic kidney disease.
Gout is associated with an elevated likelihood of both organic and psychogenic ED.
Patiromer's efficacy and safety confirmed out to 52 weeks.
ECG Metrics are stronger as markers for cardiovascular death than for all-cause mortality or noncardiovascular death.
Study implicates an inability of a CKD patient's kidneys to excrete the daily acid load.
Older patients with more diabetes complications have greater cognitive decline, study finds.
Fracture rates are 2.4- to 3-fold higher than rates found in the general population of children and adolescents.
In a study, CKD was 35% more likely to develop in female than male diabetics in adjusted analyses that took into account death as a competing risk.
Proteinuria, hyperphosphatemia, anemia linked more rapid annual decline in eGFR.
CKD, which is mainly defined by laboratory abnormalities, is a suitable EHR phenotype.
Study reveals a 35% increase in all-cause mortality risk compared with non-use.
Treatment with this compound resulted in higher circulating levels of 25(OH)D compared with ergocalciferol in Hispanic CKD patients.
After standard lipid treatments, CKD patients still have up to a 70% residual risk of cardiovascular disease.
In a study, renal survival increased by 8.2% with each 10 nmol/L increment in baseline levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D.
A study found that 78% of popular drinks, from flavored waters to lemonades to iced teas, contain far more phosphorus than listed in nutritional databases.
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- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)