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Mild CKD Linked to Worse Pregnancy Outcomes

Preeclampsia Increases Kidney Failure Risk, Study Finds

In a population-based study, the risk for kidney failure was 5-fold higher among women with preeclampsia, independent of diagnosed pre-pregnancy chronic kidney disease, diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease.

Pre-ESRD Low Albumin Ups Post-Dialysis Mortality

Serum albumin levels below 2.8 g/dL vs 4.0 g/dL or higher prior to starting dialysis are associated with a 2-fold increased risk of death in the 1 year after transition to dialysis, study finds.
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