Hyperphosphatemia Features

Nutrition 25+ Low-Potassium Plant Foods

25+ Low-Potassium Plant Foods

When the kidneys are not working well, potassium levels in the blood can rise.

Latest Hyperphosphatemia News

Dietary Interventions Improve Hyperphosphatemia Treatment

Dietary Interventions Improve Hyperphosphatemia Treatment

Cutting back on dietary phosphorus in addition to taking phosphate binders achieved greater decreases in serum phosphate in PD patients.

Many Beverages Contain Hidden Phosphorus

Many Beverages Contain Hidden Phosphorus

A study found that 78% of popular drinks, from flavored waters to lemonades to iced teas, contain far more phosphorus than listed in nutritional databases.

Phosphorus, Calcium Decreases Linked to Improved HD Patient Survival

Phosphorus, Calcium Decreases Linked to Improved HD Patient Survival

Lowest relative risk of death observed in patients with serum phosphorus and calcium levels of 4.4 mg/dL and 8.8 mg/dL, respectively.

Uncontrolled Hyperphosphatemia Linked to Herbal, Dietary Supplements

Uncontrolled Hyperphosphatemia Linked to Herbal, Dietary Supplements

Patients who use the supplements should have their kidney function and electrolytes monitored, researchers say.

Adverse Events Common During Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy

Adverse Events Common During Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy

In a study, the incidence of hyperphosphatemia, ionized hypocalcemia, and ionized hypercalcemia was 44%, 22%, and 23%, respectively.

Iron-Based Binder Could Improve Adherence

Iron-Based Binder Could Improve Adherence

It had a phosphorus-lowering effect similar to that of sevelamer, but had a lower pill burden.

Non-Dialysis CKD-MBD Care Suboptimal

Non-Dialysis CKD-MBD Care Suboptimal

One-third of patients who missed clinical targets for phosphorus, calcium and/or parathormone remained untreated.

Phosphorus Control Linked to Self-Motivation in ESRD

Phosphorus Control Linked to Self-Motivation in ESRD

Strategies to overcome motivational barriers may improve mineral bone health.

Phosphate Binders Cut Mortality, Up ESRD Risk

Phosphate Binders Cut Mortality, Up ESRD Risk

These findings underscore the need to better understand whether earlier phosphorus management influences morbidity and mortality in advanced CKD, according to researchers.

Understanding Patient Beliefs May Aid Phosphorus Control

Understanding Patient Beliefs May Aid Phosphorus Control

Individuals who perceived the benefits of a low-phosphorus diet and demonstrated self-efficacy were more likely to make strides against hyperphosphatemia.

Phosphorus Pyramid for CKD Provides Diet Advice

Phosphorus Pyramid for CKD Provides Diet Advice

Reducing dietary phosphorus is challenging, so researchers have developed a food pyramid for CKD and dialysis patients.

Higher Phosphorus Levels Linked to Mortality

Higher Phosphorus Levels Linked to Mortality

The findings generally support KDOQI guidelines for dialysis patients, which recommend maintaining serum phosphorus levels between 3.5 and 5.5 mg/dL.

25+ Low-Potassium Plant Foods

25+ Low-Potassium Plant Foods

When the kidneys are not working well, potassium levels in the blood can rise.

Study: Iron-Based Phosphate Binders Good for Renal Anemia

Study: Iron-Based Phosphate Binders Good for Renal Anemia

The medication may represent a new treatment option for dialysis patients, researchers concluded.

Early Death in Dialysis Patients Linked to High Calcium, Phosphorus

Early Death in Dialysis Patients Linked to High Calcium, Phosphorus

Investigators found that dialysis patients with serum calcium levels of 10.2 mg/dL or greater had increased risks of premature death.