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The Medical Minute Calcium-Based Phosphate Binders Up Death Risk

Calcium-Based Phosphate Binders Up Death Risk

Patients who take phosphate binders may be at a 22% higher risk of death that those who take other non-calcium based treatments.

CME Articles Parathyroid Hormone, Alkaline Phosphatase and Fibroblast Growth Factor 23

Parathyroid Hormone, Alkaline Phosphatase and Fibroblast Growth Factor 23

The management of chronic kidney disease-mineral bone disorder (CKD-MBD) is central to the care of patients with kidney disease.

Renal Nutrition Update Chewing Gum Could Aid in Phosphorus Control

Chewing Gum Could Aid in Phosphorus Control

Chitosan gum could offer dialysis patients an inexpensive way to control phosphorus nonsystemically without adding to their daily pill burden.

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Team-Focused Approach Improves Phosphorus Control

Team-Focused Approach Improves Phosphorus Control

In a study, nurses and technicians educated groups of hemodialysis patients about phosphate binders.

Multi-Prong Approach Has Little Effect on Phosphorus Control

Multi-Prong Approach Has Little Effect on Phosphorus Control

Researchers tested an intervention that included an educational fair, phosphorus group social, and staff education on phosphate binders.

Limiting Phosphorus Additives Aids Phosphatemia Control

Limiting Phosphorus Additives Aids Phosphatemia Control

Researchers observed reduced phosphorus levels in HD patients whose diet restricted intake of phosphorus additives.

Phosphorus Changes Affect Dialysis Patient Mortality Risk

Declines in serum phosphorus over time may improve survival.

Higher PTH and Dietary Protein Intake Hikes Hyperphosphatemia Risk

Worsening or resistant hyperphosphatemia may be an under-appreciated consequence of secondary hyperparathyroidism.

Phosphate Binders Offer No Short-Term Mortality Benefit

Calcium-based and non-calcium-based binder use were associated with similar death risks.

Limiting Phosphorus Additives in Foods Lowers Serum Phosphorus

Levels declined significantly from 7.2 to 5.0 mg/dL, data show.

Vascular Calcification Linked to Lower Phosphate Clearance

Vascular calcification contributes to increased cardiovascular risk in dialysis patients.

Oxidative Stress May Be Why High Phosphorus Ups Mortality

New findings are consistent with those from previous animal studies.

Novel Iron-Based Binder Has Long-Term Efficacy

PA21 comparable in safety and efficacy to sevelamer carbonate out to 52 weeks, study finds.

Fasting Phosphorus Levels Are a Stronger Mortality Predictor

Fasting Phosphorus Levels Are a Stronger Mortality Predictor

Serum levels vary throughout the day, and higher phosphorus intake exaggerates the early afternoon rise in serum phosphorus.

Race May Affect Phosphorus-Mortality Link in CKD Patients

New findings raise questions "on the generalizability of previous research studies to the clinic setting," researchers conclude.

High Phosphorus Ups Dialysis Patient Death Risk Regardless of Age

Low phosphorus increases all-cause and cardiovascular mortality only among the elderly.

Women's Phosphorus Levels Affected by Estrogen

Phosphorus levels are lower in postmenopausal women on estrogen replacement therapy.

Phosphate Binders Improve Dialysis Patient Survival

Use of the agents is associated with a 29% and 22% decreased risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality.