Impaired communications, power outages, and clean water availability caused by Hurricane Ida were among the challenges facing dialysis providers in Louisiana.
Compared with standard insulin therapy, closed-loop insulin therapy was associated with less time in hypoglycemia.
A greater understanding of outcomes after home HD treatment failure may help inform clinical decision making and advanced care planning.
Using changes in UACR and eGFR as an alternative outcome for kidney failure in trials of CKD progression warrants further evaluation, according to investigators.
Purified Cortrophin Gel is a purified adrenocorticotropic hormone.
Potential referral volume could be reduced if referral was restricted to patients with predicted risk ≥1% in addition to laboratory criteria
The approval was based on data from the pivotal phase 3 KALM-1 and KALM-2 trials, as well as data from an additional 32 clinical studies.
High variability in body mass index is associated with an increased risk for death, requiring kidney replacement therapy, myocardial infarction, and stroke, investigators concluded.
A recent review underscores the possible adverse effects of ketogenic diets, including increased risks for heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and kidney stones.
Investigators report findings from the Dapagliflozin and Prevention of Adverse outcomes in CKD (DAPA-CKD) study.