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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).
Men with asymptomatic vascular disease are more likely to develop erectile dysfunction (ED) compared to those who don't.
Prostate cancer (PCa) patients who have the Endo180 protein present in their tumors tend to have a more aggressive form of the disease.
Obese men are at a greater risk of developing more advanced forms of prostate cancer (PCa).
Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) does not increase cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk.
Local anesthesia with conscious sedation for renal cancer cryoablation associated with shorter procedure and hospital stays.
Dual use of both drugs significantly reduced the risk of biochemical prostate cancer recurrence after radical surgery.
Diets rich in walnuts or walnut oils slow prostate cancer (PCa) tumor growth in mice.
A newly-discovered pathway known as Transient Receptor Potential Mleastatin 3 (TRPM3) could provide more treatment options for kidney cancer.
Diagnostic usefulness of magnetic resonance imaging/ultrasound (MRI/US) fusion targeted prostate biopsy optimized in PSA level of 5.2 ng/mL or higher.
Scientists have discovered a way to "switch off" prostate cancer (PCa) cell production in mice with a thrice-weekly injection.
Among surgically-treated renal cell carcinoma patients, diabetics have a 55% and 32% increased risk of cancer-specific and all-cause mortality.
Androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) for more than 1 year is associated with a 2.5 times higher odds of fracture in prostate cancer patients.
Greater PSA increases seen in older men and those with lower baseline testosterone.
Active smokers more knowledgeable than former, never smokers; often cite urologist as source of info.
Compared with noncarriers, BRCA carriers experience metastatic prostate cancer sooner and have shorter survival.
NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- 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
- Once Pregnant, Living Kidney Donors More Likely to Have Hypertension
- Have malpractice award caps made any difference in medical practice?
- Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Linked to Early Vascular Disease
- Cost of Diabetes Care Continues to Rise
- 'Jekyll & Hyde' Molecule Could Lead to Aggressive Prostate Cancer (PCa)