Chronic Kidney Disease
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.
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.
Risk increased the longer people used the heartburn medications.
Likelihood of overall and respiratory-related mortality is increased 41% and 4-fold, respectively.
The diabetes drug was contraindicated due to the risk of lactic acidosis.
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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)