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Poorly Controlled Diabetes May Increase Dementia

Poorly Controlled Diabetes May Increase Dementia

Older patients with more diabetes complications have greater cognitive decline, study finds.

Diabetic Kidney Disease Linked to High Uric Acid

Diabetic Kidney Disease Linked to High Uric Acid

Increased uric acid levels were correlated with decreased HbA1c and increased prevalence of diabetic kidney disease, study finds.

Mild CKD and Tight Glucose Control Increase Risks in Diabetics

Mild CKD and Tight Glucose Control Increase Risks in Diabetics

Intense glycemic control was significantly linked to higher risks of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality

Women with Type 1 Diabetes Fare Worse Than Men

Women with Type 1 Diabetes Fare Worse Than Men

Among the increased risks, women with the disease had an 86% higher chance of dying from cardiovascular disease than men.

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.

Diabetic Nephropathy Linked to Hypothyroidism

Diabetic Nephropathy Linked to Hypothyroidism

Researchers find an independent association in a study of Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes.

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