Women face unique challenges to their kidney health, including during pregnancy, according to a new report.
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In a study of adults with mild-to-moderate chronic kidney disease, women had a significant 28% decreased risk of end-stage renal disease compared with men.
Patients with stage 3-5 chronic kidney disease who have 3 or more comorbidities are 3 times more likely to start dialysis than those with no comorbidities, a study found.
Findings observed for veterans with diabetes and concomitant chronic kidney disease
Study implicates growing prevalence of metabolic and dietary risk factors as important contributors to increases in CKD burden.
Rural Zuni Indians with kidney disease had improved activation in their own health and health care
In a meta-analysis, the risks for premature death nearly doubled, CKD nearly tripled, and ESRD nearly quintupled after an episode of acute kidney injury.
Use of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents to treat anemia in patients with non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease has been decreasing since the October 2009 publication of TREAT results.
In their 2018 cholesterol guidelines, the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology recommend individualized risk and treatment options.
Allopurinol use is not associated with renal function decline among those with newly diagnosed gout.
A polymer that binds to hydrochloric acid in the GI tract and does not enter the systemic circulation significantly improved serum bicarbonate levels compared with placebo.
Highest vs lowest quartile of intact fibroblast growth factor 23 is associated with a 2-fold greater risk of a first fall in older patients.
Patients with chronic kidney disease who have hyperuricemia have a 3-fold higher risk of all-cause mortality.
Marijuana users with chronic kidney disease experienced a significantly greater annual decline in estimated glomerular filtration rate than non-users, study finds.
Incident CKD accompanied by decreases in kidney damage biomarkers in setting of intensive treatment.
Risk of hospitalization up for Hispanic patients with lower scores on Ambulatory Care Experiences Survey
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