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Male gender, diabetes, and renal function decline at 90 days implicated as risk factors; patients rarely progress to end-stage renal disease.
45 professional groups say the procedure improves blood glucose control and should be considered.
Consumption of wine is associated with a high decrease in risk of type 2 diabetes, compared to beer and spirits.
Odds of non-fatal stroke are 49% higher in patients in the fourth quartile of uric acid level versus those in the second quartile.
Bladder cancer risk increases with longer duration of use.
Diabetic nephropathy lesions may develop prior to the onset of clinical findings.
Researchers linked the condition to warfarin use, diabetes, obesity, recurrent skin trauma, and derangements in mineral metabolism.
Between 2002 and 2013, the cost of insulin rose by more than $500 per patient.
Meformin was linked to a 30% to 40% reduced risk of dying from a heart attack or stroke.
Older women with diabetes and cancer taking metformin saw an increase in survival.
Metformin, a widely used oral anti-diabetic drug, enhanced the anti-prostate cancer activity of abiraterone and enzalutamide.
Researchers found no significant differences in instances of CVD in patients treated with GLP-1RA compared to DPP-4i in combination with metformin.
The diabetes drug was contraindicated due to the risk of lactic acidosis.
Researchers suggest that exchanging vegetable protein for animal protein can lower the risk of diabetes.
Evacetrapib did lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in high vascular risk patients, but did not reduce major cardiovascular events.
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)