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Renal Nutrition Update Gluten-Free Diet Helps to Prevent Diabetic Nephropathy

Gluten-Free Diet Helps to Prevent Diabetic Nephropathy

A trial of a gluten-free diet presents no inherent risk for patients starting to exhibit microvascular damage.

The Medical Minute Bariatric Surgery Achieves High Rates of Diabetic Nephropathy Remission

Bariatric Surgery Achieves High Rates of Diabetic Nephropathy Remission

New evidence suggests that there are very high rates of diabetic nephropathy remission five years after bariatric surgery.

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Fewer Ophthalmologists Linked to Poorer Retinopathy Treatment

Fewer Ophthalmologists Linked to Poorer Retinopathy Treatment

Public health efforts needed to ensure adequate access to ophthalmologists.

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.

Gluten-Free Diet Helps to Prevent Diabetic Nephropathy

Gluten-Free Diet Helps to Prevent Diabetic Nephropathy

A trial of a gluten-free diet presents no inherent risk for patients starting to exhibit microvascular damage.

Diabetes-Related ESRD Risk Higher Among Indigenous Canadians

Among Canadian diabetics, end-stage renal disease is almost three times more likely to development among First Nation adults.

Diabetic Nephropathy Not Improved by Dual Regimen

ACE inhibitor plus ARB failed to slow disease progression but increased acute kidney injury risk.

Most Elderly ESRD Cases in Singapore Due to Diabetes

Diabetic nephropathy was the cause of ESRD in 62.8% of patients, study shows.

Diabetic Kidney Disease Linked to Reduced Mitochondrial Function

New treatments that restore and increase mitochondrial function and content could ameliorate or even arrest CKD, according to investigators.

ESRD Delayed With Multifactorial Intervention

Nearly twofold decrease observed in the proportion of patients with advanced diabetic nephropathy who progress to end-stage renal disease.

Creatinine Excretion Rate Hikes Mortality Risk in T2DM

Creatinine Excretion Rate Hikes Mortality Risk in T2DM

Lower creatinine excretion rate linked to higher all-cause mortality in type 2 diabetes, nephropathy

Novel Racial/Ethnic Differences Found in Diabetic Kidney Disease

Novel Racial/Ethnic Differences Found in Diabetic Kidney Disease

Minorities more likely to have proteinuric DKD; less likely to have nonproteinuric DKD.

Proteinuric Diabetic Kidney Disease More Likely in Minorities

Minorities also are less likely than non-Hispanic whites to have nonproteinuric diabetic kidney disease.

Dual Combo Not Superior for Slowing Renal Function Loss

ACE inhibitor plus an angiotensin receptor blocker was not more effective than either drug alone in patients with diabetic nephropathy.

Reduced Sodium Enhances ARB Effects

Improved renal and cardiovascular protection observed in patients with type 2 diabetic nephropathy.

Herbal Drug May Reduce Proteinuria

Silymarin significantly decreased UACR compared with placebo in patients with diabetic nephropathy.

ESRD More Likely than Death for Patients with Diabetic Nephropathy

Patients with type 2 diabetic nephropathy are more likely to progress to end-stage renal disease (ESRD) than die, according to investigators.