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Expert Q&A Renal Stenting and the CORAL Study: Interview with Lance Dworkin, MD

Renal Stenting and the CORAL Study: Interview with Lance Dworkin, MD

CORAL study chair Lance Dworkin, MD, discusses the controversial finding with Renal & Urology News.

Departments Guidelines and the Older Patient with CKD

Guidelines and the Older Patient with CKD

Geriatric patients with CKD are at high risk for morbidity and mortality from the potential side effects of treatments.

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Two-Year Weight Loss Reduces Diabetes Risk

Two-Year Weight Loss Reduces Diabetes Risk

Weight cycling linked to increased diabetes risk, even after adjustment for baseline weight.

Whey Protein Lowers Glucose in Diabetics

Whey Protein Lowers Glucose in Diabetics

Whey pre-load linked to reduction in glucose levels, improved early insulin response, GLP-1 levels.

Metformin May Improve Oncologic Outcomes in Bladder CA Patients

Metformin May Improve Oncologic Outcomes in Bladder CA Patients

Use of the drug reduced the risk of recurrence and cancer-related mortality in diabetic patients undergoing radical cystectomy.

FDA Okays Rapid-Acting Inhaled Insulin

FDA Okays Rapid-Acting Inhaled Insulin

Afrezza is administered at the start of each meal or within 20 minutes after starting a meal.

Gestational Diabetes Found in 1 in 10 Future Moms

Gestational Diabetes Found in 1 in 10 Future Moms

Obesity a major risk factor for condition, experts say.

Metformin Response Differs By Race

Metformin Response Differs By Race

African-American patients with diabetes have a better glycemic response to metformin.

New Hemoglobin Targets for Type 1 Diabetes

New Hemoglobin Targets for Type 1 Diabetes

Target of less than 7.0% recommended for all pediatric patients; less than 7.5% for adults.

Metformin Use Decreases Risk of Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Metformin Use Decreases Risk of Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Other oral hypoglycemic agents have no effect on the risk.

Cognitive Therapy Improves Depressive Symptoms in Diabetics

Cognitive Therapy Improves Depressive Symptoms in Diabetics

Improvements in depressive symptoms, well-being, distress with MBCT, CBT.

Large Increase in Insulin Use Over Past Decade

Large Increase in Insulin Use Over Past Decade

Over the study period there was widespread adoption of insulin analogs; out-of-pocket costs up.

PTH Levels Affect Glucose Metabolism

PTH Levels Affect Glucose Metabolism

Low vitamin D linked to metabolic dysfunction only when accompanied by elevated PTH.

Gastric Bypass Beneficial in Obese Diabetics

Gastric Bypass Beneficial in Obese Diabetics

Research suggests greater success in weight loss, DM remission compared to lifestyle changes.

Diabetics Face Higher Risk of Unnatural Death

Diabetics Face Higher Risk of Unnatural Death

Deaths include fatal poisonings caused by overdoses of insulin or hypoglycemic drugs.

Circadian Misalignment Tied to Diabetes Risk

Circadian Misalignment Tied to Diabetes Risk

Effect on diabetes risk, inflammation found independent of sleep loss in males.

Smoking Hikes Stroke Risk in Hemodialysis Patients

Smoking Hikes Stroke Risk in Hemodialysis Patients

Other risk factors include diabetes, increasing age, and increasing dialysis vintage; higher albumin levels reduce the risk.