Highest quintile of potato intake linked to increased risk, but no association seen after accounting for underlying diet pattern
Further, baseline vitamin D-related biomarkers lower for individuals with higher BMI
KDOQI’s 2020 potassium recommendations for patients with chronic kidney disease suggest an approach based on patient’s individual needs.
Agency says new definition is intended to both empower consumers to eat better and, potentially, foster a healthier food supply
Practices need to look at all opportunities for preserving kidney function, according to the director of the Kidney Nutrition Institute.
Among other causes, dapagliflozin treatment reduced the rate of hospitalization due to cancer.
In the hemodialysis population, cardiovascular calcifications result from excess phosphate and calcium, as well as reduced activity of inhibitors of calcification, such as matrix Gla protein.
According to a long-term safety study and a separate FDA internal study, Prolia had an increased risk of hypocalcemia in patients with advanced kidney disease on dialysis.
Implementation of MTMs could potentially avert 1.6 million hospitalizations, yield net savings of $13.6 billion per year
The VITAL randomized clinical trial tested vitamin D and marine omega-3 fatty acid supplements in the primary prevention of cancer and cardiovascular disease.