Chronic Kidney Disease
A post-hoc analysis was conducted on the effect of saxagliptin 2.5 mg and 5 mg vs. placebo on glycemic measures.
Over 33 months, the 25-hydroxyvitamin D level of ergocalciferol recipients increased significantly from 15.14 to 37.32 ng/mL.
Notably, gliclazide did not appear superior to other sulfonylureas.
Study implicates higher consumption of advanced glycation end products through dietary fat.
Nearly 28% of study participants demonstrated difficulty with 1 or more activities of daily living, a history of falls, and cognitive impairment.
Patients with depression were younger, had higher eGFR, and more comorbidities.
Highest vs lowest quartile of intake is associated with a 40% increased risk.
Patients with non-dialysis chronic kidney disease (CKD) may be at elevated risk for hip fracture, according the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.
Odds of cardiovascular mortality 14.8% higher in black Americans with both conditions.
High potassium levels associated with the use of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitors limit their use in CKD patients.
Incident or worsening nephropathy was observed in 12.7% of patients receiving empagliflozin compared with 18.8% of those receiving placebo.
CKD associated with dysmotility and reduces fasting and post-prandial small bowel water.
High vs. low fitness levels in midlife lowered CKD risk in later life by 34%.
Researchers find an increased risk for elevated serum creatinine, but not chronic kidney disease or all-cause mortality.
The researchers found no relationship between poor quality of life and CKD progression.
Increased age-standardized rates of hip fracture, post-hip fracture mortality, higher resource use.
Not enough physicians warning patients of their risk for chronic kidney disease.
New findings show that current smokers had an 83% higher incidence of rapid renal function decline compared with never smokers.
Male gender, diabetes, and renal function decline at 90 days implicated as risk factors; patients rarely progress to end-stage renal disease.
CKD patients with daily sodium above 4,548 mg may help protect their cardiovascular health by reducing sodium in their diets, researchers suggested.
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.
Rising temperatures, less rain contributing to the growing epidemic of heat stress nephropathy.
Researchers found elevated incidences of upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) in patients with CKD.
Finding suggests that olfactory deficits may contribute to nutritional impairment in patients with chronic and end-stage renal disease.
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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)