Among Canadian diabetics, end-stage renal disease is almost three times more likely to development among First Nation adults.
Starting dialysis after conception, not before, may improve birth rates in women with end-stage renal disease.
Receiving nocturnal dialysis may decrease the risk of heart disease in patients with end-stage renal disease.
Compared with subjects in the lowest tertile of net acid excretion, those in the middle and highest tertiles had a 3.0 times and 9.9 times increased risk.
Novel assay can distinguish between oxidized and nonoxidized forms of parathyroid hormone.
The proportion of patients with prediabetes was 14.7% for patients aged 45-55 years versus 20.8% for those aged 65-75.
Diabetic nephropathy was the cause of ESRD in 62.8% of patients, study shows.
New findings point to a link between abdominal fat and kidney disease progression.
Blood pressure (BP) of 130-139/85-89 mm Hg is associated with a twofold increased risk compared with BP less than 120/80 mm Hg.
Over the past 10 years the annual ESRD incidence rate per million U.S. population has remained stagnant or even shown sporadic downward trends.
The type and amount of ingested protein affects clinical outcomes such as protein-energy wasting, kidney function and even survival.
Chronic kidney disease stage 3 or worse will develop in an estimated 59% of people born today.
Nearly twofold decrease observed in the proportion of patients with advanced diabetic nephropathy who progress to end-stage renal disease.
A new study has found that many nephrologists are reluctant to tell their seriously ill end-stage renal disease patients the true estimates.
Fatigue in CKD and ESRD patients may be due to reasons other than sleep quality.
An adherence level of 80% of higher was associated with a 33% decreased risk compared with a level below 80%.
Patients with ESRD may now have a tool to help them decide on kidney transplantation.
Greater efforts may be needed to educate patients with end-stage renal disease, especially African Americans.
The trend is most pronounced among Medicare recipients since the debut of bundling, ESA labeling changes.
Risk of recurrent bleeding is similar to that of patients with normal kidney function.
A new link has been found between atrial fibrillation and end-stage renal disease among patients with chronic kidney disease.
Researchers made the discovery in a study of individuals with normal kidney function.
Patients have a 30% decreased risk of all-cause mortality and a 55% decreased risk of infection-related death.
NDT for selected patients with ESRD, is used much more frequently in the U.K. and Europe than in the U.S.
Conservative approach can improve the quality of life in patients with extensive comorbidities.
No anti-HLA antibodies developed following administration of the influenza A/H1N1 vaccine.
The condition was found in nearly 32% of hemodialysis patients, compared with only 8% and 5% of peritoneal dialysis and kidney transplant patients.
No increase found in the risk of advanced CKD or ESRD with prolonged use of antiretrovirals previously found to be associated with moderate levels of CKD.
Ultrasound can identify asymptomatic congestion and better inform risk in dialysis patients
Some individual components of the syndrome also found to increase risk.