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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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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.

Brown Fat Cells May Benefit Obese Diabetics

Brown Fat Cells May Benefit Obese Diabetics

New signaling pathway may be beneficial in treating type 2 diabetes by stimulating glucose uptake through brown fat cells.

Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) Beneficial in Diabetes Mellitus Patients

Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) Beneficial in Diabetes Mellitus Patients

Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) may lower hemoglobin levels and improve lipid profile in diabetic men with androgen deficiency.

Potential Diabetes Cure Trial Moves Forward

Potential Diabetes Cure Trial Moves Forward

Scientists who have previously cured diabetes in mice using a common blood pressure medication are now moving forward with a human trial.

Nighttime Iron Intake May Disturb Glucose Metabolism

Nighttime Iron Intake May Disturb Glucose Metabolism

Disrupted circadian clock in the liver may affect glucose metabolism in diabetes patients.

Low Testosterone Raises Atherosclerosis Risk in Diabetic Men

Low Testosterone Raises Atherosclerosis Risk in Diabetic Men

Low total testosterone was associated with increased odds of greater carotid intima-media thickness and odds of endothelial dysfunction.