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Significantly higher nighttime systolic blood pressure, especially in patients with diabetes and low eGFR.
Increases in cardiovascular death, cancer death, noncardiovascular noncancer death in men, women
The odds of developing anemia were 2-fold greater among patients with than without diabetes mellitus.
Doubling of serum creatinine occured in 1,262 patients studied.
Men who used the medications prior to radical prostatectomy had 83% greater odds of Gleason 7-10 tumors compared with non-users.
The effect of gout on type 2 diabetes risk was more profound in women than men.
The prevalence of ED is 30% higher among men who have vitamin D levels below 20 ng/mL versus those with levels of 30 ng/mL or higher.
No change in overall prevalence from 1988 to 2014; decrease in albuminuria, increase in reduced eGFR.
An increased risk of mortality was found in patients with impaired glucose tolerance.
Patients with 4 or more DKAs accounted for 26.3% of encounters, 5.8% of total DKA group.
Once-daily injection to improve glycemic control, along with diet and exercise.
Significantly higher mortality in the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial conventional therapy group.
The study highlights a need to monitor eGFR regularly, even in patients who have yet to develop renal impairment of concern.
Significantly lower rates of admission for stroke, heart failure, pneumonia/influenza, all-cause-death.
A post-hoc analysis was conducted on the effect of saxagliptin 2.5 mg and 5 mg vs. placebo on glycemic measures.
NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- 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)