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Diabetes 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

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Nuts Linked to Decreased CVD Mortality

Nuts Linked to Decreased CVD Mortality

Hints, but doesn't prove, they might reduce risk of death from cardiovascular disease, other causes

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Some Tests Provide Little Clinical Benefit for CKD Diagnosis

Some Tests Provide Little Clinical Benefit for CKD Diagnosis

Many of the tests performed to screen for chronic kidney disease (CKD) may not be necessary for diagnosis and management, according to a research letter.

Diabetes Workplace Standing No Antidote to Sitting Harms

Workplace Standing No Antidote to Sitting Harms

More standing time was associated with less overweight and impaired glucose tolerance, but the results didn't hold after adjustment.

Diabetes CBT, Sertraline Helps Mood Not Diabetes Control

CBT, Sertraline Helps Mood Not Diabetes Control

Improvement in depression, with advantage for sertraline, but glycemic control remains unchanged.

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Screen CKD Patients for Chronic Pain, Study Suggests

Screen CKD Patients for Chronic Pain, Study Suggests

Lupus Nephritis Minorities, Uninsured Lack Care of ESRD in Lupus Nephritis

Minorities, Uninsured Lack Care of ESRD in Lupus Nephritis

Minority race/ethnicity and lack of private insurance associated with inadequate care in U.S.

Diabetes Two Pathways of Childhood Growth Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Two Pathways of Childhood Growth Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Two pathways with low fat deposition in early life may result in fat acquisition during childhood

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Kidney Disease in Urban Poor Linked to Bad Eating Habits

Kidney Disease in Urban Poor Linked to Bad Eating Habits

People least adherent to a DASH-style diet had a 3-fold increased odds of chronic kidney disease compared with those who were most adherent.

Anemia FDA Approves Unique Iron Replacement Product

FDA Approves Unique Iron Replacement Product

Soluble ferric pyrophosphate is given to hemodialysis patients via dialysate.

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Recreational Marathon Training Good for Middle-Aged Men's Hearts

Recreational Marathon Training Good for Middle-Aged Men's Hearts

Study reveals favorable myocardial adaptations, including enhanced left ventricular diastolic function.

End-Stage Renal Disease Acidic, Meat-Based Diet Boosts Kidney Failure

Acidic, Meat-Based Diet Boosts Kidney Failure

Switching to regimen higher in fruits, veggies might help stave off organ failure, researchers say

Transplantation HIV-Positive Kidney Transplantation Possible

HIV-Positive Kidney Transplantation Possible

South African researchers report 'impressive' results in 27 cases

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Smartphone ECGs Just as Accurate

Smartphone ECGs Just as Accurate

Smartphone and standard ECGs detect atrial rate and rhythm, AV block, QRS delay with equal accuracy.

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) FDA Approves Device for Procedure-Related Stroke

FDA Approves Device for Procedure-Related Stroke

Transcarotid system designed to help prevent stroke during stent and angioplasty procedures

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Stressed Younger Women Recover Poorly After Heart Attack

Stressed Younger Women Recover Poorly After Heart Attack

One month after acute myocardial infarction, women were more likely to have a poorer recovery

Diabetes Blood Pressure Drugs Benefit Pre-Hypertension Diabetes

Blood Pressure Drugs Benefit Pre-Hypertension Diabetes

Although positive effect of meds smaller in participants with lower blood pressure levels

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Sugar Cane Laborers Dying of Chronic Kidney Disease

Sugar Cane Laborers Dying of Chronic Kidney Disease