Risk equations had median C-values of 0.845 and 0.801 for cohorts with, without diabetes, respectively
Risk for hospitalization with encephalopathy higher for baclofen starting dose of ≥20 versus <20 mg/day
In a study, approximately one-fifth of CKD patients with metabolic acidosis received a diagnostic code for it.
Kidney disease patients who took magnesium-containing antacids were 15% more likely to experience hip fracture than nonusers of antacids.
Discontinuing angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker therapy more than doubles the risk of death and dialysis initiation, according to a new study.
In a study, serum bicarbonate levels less than 22 mEq/L were associated with an increased incidence of major adverse cardiovascular events.
WASHINGTON—Canagliflozin showed a protective effect against kidney function decline in patients with type 2 diabetes and a baseline estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) below 30 mL/min/1.73 m2, new study findings presented at the American Society of Nephrology’s Kidney Week 2019 meeting suggest. The findings are from a post-hoc subgroup analysis of the phase 3 CREDENCE…
In a study, kidney disease patients who regularly used PPIs had increased risk for kidney function decline.
In population-based sample, CKD linked to increased risk for MI, composite cardiovascular outcome.
Relative risk for death associated with opioids higher at lower estimated glomerular filtration rate