Chronic Kidney Disease
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.
Drugs containing saxagliptin or alogliptin may be linked to heart failure risk.
A summary of Dr. Jeffrey S. Berns' presentation that will be given at the National Kidney Foundation's 2016 Spring Clinical Meetings in Boston, MA.
African Americans with and without a high-risk genotype experience similar kidney function decline.
Among other findings, patients taking statins had more than twice the odds of SHPT.
Researchers argue that little evidence exists to support this approach to prevent hyperkalemia.
Use of ACE inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers also boost likelihood of the electrolyte disorder, new study finds.
No new adverse events observed in patients with underlying cardiovascular risk factors who switched to continuous erythropoietin receptor activator.
Decrease in glyburide and thiazolidinedione Rx; increase in gliclazide, dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor.
In these patients, systolic blood pressure at night was elevated by an average of 2.9 mm Hg.
10% of the population worldwide is impacted by some form of kidney damage.
Children with a ieGFR below 30 mL/min/1.73m2 have 4.5-fold greater odds of having a worse appetite.
Researchers identified 11 risk factors and 9 protective factors related to care gaps.
In a study, 66% of patients found sodium bicarbonate beneficial, with 40% preferring it to other mouth rinses.
Acute kidney injury increased the likelihood of advanced chronic kidney disease in elderly patients.
Study shows lower all-cause mortality in adults prescribed macrolide antibiotics.
Pre-dialysis CKD patients who took statins did experience a modest reduction in proteinuria and kidney function decline.
Periodontitis may add to systemic inflammation in patients with chronic kidney disease.
Greater visit-to-visit variability in systolic blood pressure is associated with a higher risk of ESRD or a 50% or greater decrease in eGFR.
High intact parathyroid hormone levels were associated with a lower estimated glomerular filtration rate.
Masked HTN common among patients with chronic kidney disease; also linked to low eGFR, proteinuria.
Based on effect of erythropoietin-stimulating agents for higher hemoglobin targets.
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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)