Natasha Persaud

Digital Content Editor

Natasha Persaud is the digital content editor at Renal & Urology News, a web site for urologists and nephrologists. 

Most Recent Articles by Natasha Persaud

Vitamin D and Calcium May Reduce Blood Pressure

Vitamin D and Calcium May Reduce Blood Pressure

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As 25(OH)D levels increased, systolic blood pressure decreased significantly, even after accounting for calcium intake.

Initial Low-Dose Etelcalcetide Feasible for SHPT Patients

Initial Low-Dose Etelcalcetide Feasible for SHPT Patients

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At 18 months, PTH levels were within target for 67% and 68% of participants who initiated etelcalcetide at 2.5 mg and 5 mg, respectively.

Ferric Citrate Modestly Improves Anemia, Study Confirms

Ferric Citrate Modestly Improves Anemia, Study Confirms

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Significantly more patients treated with ferric citrate increased their hemoglobin levels by 1 g/dL or more over 8 weeks.

Sudden Cardiac Death Rate Remains High Among Hemodialysis Patients

Sudden Cardiac Death Rate Remains High Among Hemodialysis Patients

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Among hemodialysis patients, sudden cardiac death accounted for 12% more cardiovascular-related mortalities in 2013 than in 2009.

Sucroferric Oxyhydroxide Ups Phosphorus Control in SHPT

Sucroferric Oxyhydroxide Ups Phosphorus Control in SHPT

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Nearly twice as many patients achieved the target phosphorus range after a year of taking the phosphate binder, regardless of iPTH level.

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