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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.

The Medical Minute Novel Antibody Under Development for Type 1 Diabetes

Novel Antibody Under Development for Type 1 Diabetes

A new product known as BL-9020 is being developed by Israeli researchers.

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Antidepressant Adherence in Diabetics Better with Provider Trust

Antidepressant Adherence in Diabetics Better with Provider Trust

Patients with diabetes who perceive lack of shared decision-making found less adherent in Rx strategy.

Diabetes Prevalence Has Skyrocketed in the Last Two Decades

Diabetes Prevalence Has Skyrocketed in the Last Two Decades

Prevalence higher and glycemic control poorer in non-Hispanic blacks and Mexican-Americans.

New Diabetes Drug Approved

New Diabetes Drug Approved

FDA clears albiglutide as an adjunct to diet and exercise for glycemic control in adult type 2 diabetes patients.

Fewer Opthalmologists Linked to Poorer Retinopathy Treatment

Fewer Opthalmologists Linked to Poorer Retinopathy Treatment

Public health efforts needed to ensure adequate access to ophthalmologists.

Elevated CKD Risk May Remain Despite Partial Nephrectomy

Elevated CKD Risk May Remain Despite Partial Nephrectomy

Risk is not eliminated if patients have risk factors for chronic kidney disease, such as hypertension and diabetes.

Glucose Levels Established for Hemoglobin Targets

Glucose Levels Established for Hemoglobin Targets

Average blood glucose levels at premeal, postmeal, bedtime established for achieving HbA1c targets.

Diabetic CKD Linked to Fatty Liver Disease

Diabetic CKD Linked to Fatty Liver Disease

NAFLD strongly tied to risk of incident chronic kidney disease, independent of traditional risk factors.

Lifestyle Intervention Beneficial for Impaired Glucose

Lifestyle Intervention Beneficial for Impaired Glucose

Drop in cardiovascular mortality, all-cause mortality, diabetes incidence in impaired glucose tolerance.

Gastric Bypass for Diabetes Superior

Gastric Bypass for Diabetes Superior

More obese patients achieved glycemic control with bariatric surgery than intensive medical therapy

Post-Transplant Diabetes Risk Tied to BMI

Post-Transplant Diabetes Risk Tied to BMI

The risk of new-onset diabetes after a kidney transplant increases along with pretransplant body mass index.

Abatacept May Prevent Kidney Disease Advance in Diabetics

Abatacept May Prevent Kidney Disease Advance in Diabetics

The drug maintained kidney function in mice with diabetic nephropathy.

Kidney Failure Linked to Major Depression in Diabetics

Kidney Failure Linked to Major Depression in Diabetics

Study of 3,886 diabetics reveals an 85% increased risk compared with diabetics who do not have depression.

Hemoglobin Value Not Predictive of CVD Risk

Hemoglobin Value Not Predictive of CVD Risk

For individuals without known cardiovascular disease or diabetes, HbA1c provides little benefit.

Surgical Infection Risk Decreased in Lower Target Glucose

Surgical Infection Risk Decreased in Lower Target Glucose

Findings among patients who underwent hepato-biliary-pancreatic surgery.

Recent Diabetes Diagnosis Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

Recent Diabetes Diagnosis Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

Risk of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma highest early after diagnosis, but persists in long term.