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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.

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HbA1c Below 7.6 Reduces Vascular Complications in Type 1 Diabetes

HbA1c Below 7.6 Reduces Vascular Complications in Type 1 Diabetes

Among patients with type 1 diabetes, incidence of proliferative retinopathy and persistent macroalbuminuria increased as average hemoglobin A1c rose.

Hypoglycemia Increases CV Events in Insulin Patients

Hypoglycemia Increases CV Events in Insulin Patients

Hypoglycemia increased the risk of cardiovascular events and mortality for insulin-treated patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

Long-Term Effect of Gestational Diabetes Treatment Uncertain

Long-Term Effect of Gestational Diabetes Treatment Uncertain

Treatment for mild gestational diabetes was not associated with reduction in childhood obesity, according to a study.

Premature Ejaculation Linked to Hypoglycemic Variability in Type 1 Diabetes

Premature Ejaculation Linked to Hypoglycemic Variability in Type 1 Diabetes

Prevalence of premature ejaculation was similar for all young males with or without type 1 diabetes mellitus, however.

Low Testosterone Linked to Adverse Outcomes in T2DM

Low Testosterone Linked to Adverse Outcomes in T2DM

Review shows inverse links between testosterone level and aging, metabolic syndrome, CVD

Brown Fat Could Help Manage Diabetes

Brown Fat Could Help Manage Diabetes

Brown fat could help to manage type 2 diabetes.

Cost of Diabetes Care Continues to Rise

Cost of Diabetes Care Continues to Rise

Estimates include prediabetes, gestational diabetes, undiagnosed diabetes care.

Drinking Coffee Could Reduce Diabetes Risk

Drinking Coffee Could Reduce Diabetes Risk

Drinking three to four cups of coffee every day could reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.

Nearly 3/10 of Americans With Diabetes Don't Know It

Nearly 3/10 of Americans With Diabetes Don't Know It

Many unaware diabetics had even seen a doctor in the past year, researchers report.

Bad Habits Could Lead to Diabetes in Young Students

Bad Habits Could Lead to Diabetes in Young Students

Common risk factors found in the lifestyle choices of young people aged 17 to 24 can lead to the development of diabetes mellitus.

Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes can be reversed to a pre- stage through lifestyle changes.

Diabetic Nephropathy More Common Than Previously Thought

Diabetic Nephropathy More Common Than Previously Thought

Researchers in the Netherlands report results from an autopsy study of diabetic nephropathy patients.

Insulin Resistance Linked to High Phosphorus in Maintenance Hemodialysis (MHD) Patients

Insulin Resistance Linked to High Phosphorus in Maintenance Hemodialysis (MHD) Patients

In adjusted analyses, serum phosphorus levels independently predicted glucose disposal rate.

Investigational Drug Found to Improve Glomerular Filtration (eGFR)

Investigational Drug Found to Improve Glomerular Filtration (eGFR)

Beneficial effect of drug that inhibits galectin-3 is most pronounced in patients with diabetes-related chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Kidney Cancer Death Risk Higher in Diabetics

Kidney Cancer Death Risk Higher in Diabetics

Among surgically-treated renal cell carcinoma patients, diabetics have a 55% and 32% increased risk of cancer-specific and all-cause mortality.