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Living kidney donors who are in need of a transplant later in life experience shorter wait times and receive better quality kidneys.
Brown fat could help to manage type 2 diabetes.
Article describes challenges for women in medicine, highlights things that need to be changed.
Estimates include prediabetes, gestational diabetes, undiagnosed diabetes care.
Drinking three to four cups of coffee every day could reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
Many unaware diabetics had even seen a doctor in the past year, researchers report.
An anticoagulant was found to preserve kidney function after transplantation.
Common risk factors found in the lifestyle choices of young people aged 17 to 24 can lead to the development of diabetes mellitus.
Type 2 diabetes can be reversed to a pre- stage through lifestyle changes.
Use of these agents is associated with a much lower incidence of hypercalcemia compared with the use of calcium carbonate or calcium acetate.
Meta-analysis reveals a significantly increased risk of kidney stones only in male patients with kidney cancer.
Calciphylaxis was 75% less likely to develop in patients who received the drug rather than placebo.
Over 52 weeks, the drug maintained hemoglobin levels while decreasing IV iron use in dialysis patients with anemia.
Researchers in the Netherlands report results from an autopsy study of diabetic nephropathy patients.
In adjusted analyses, serum phosphorus levels independently predicted glucose disposal rate.
Benefit seen among anemia and hemodialysis patients with hemoglobin levels below 10 g/dL.
Each 0.5 mg/dL increment in serum phosphorus associated with 58% increased odds of coronary heart failure (CHF).
Aspirin and clonidine increased the risk of major bleeding and clinically important hypotension in acute kidney injury (AKI).
Renal events are significantly less likely if erythropoiesis-stimulating agents are started at hemoglobin levels below 11 g/dL.
Tight blood pressure control slows the rate of increase in total kidney volume and reduces left ventricular index.
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- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)
- Optimal PSA Threshold For Targeted Biopsy Identified
- Plant-Based Phosphorus Best for Kidney Disease (CKD) Patients
- Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) Beneficial in Diabetes Mellitus Patients
- Stopping Renal Cell Carcinoma (mRCC) Drugs Induces Tumor Flare
- Red Meat Contributes to Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Risk Due to Gut Bacteria