Type 1 diabetes onset before the age of 14 years is independently associated with a greater risk of kidney disease compared with later age at onset, according to a new study.
Protective effect is driven largely by a sustained 40% decrease in estimate glomerular filtration rate to below 60 mL/min/1.73 m2.
However, medical-alert accessory not associated with difference in safety events versus usual care
Meta-analysis reveals that patients with CKD and ESRD who have hypomagnesemia have a 32% higher risk for death from any cause.
A recently published report describes the case of a 62-year-old patient who experienced rare but serious central nervous system (CNS) side effects following the initiation of gabapentin therapy.
In a phase 3 trial, tenapanor, which reduces paracellular phosphate transport in the intestine, lowered elevated serum phosphorus in patients on hemodialysis.
In a small study of hemodialysis patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism, microwave ablation achieved higher rates of the recommended target levels of intact parathyroid hormone.
In a Finnish study, the cumulative risk for end-stage renal disease among patients with newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes was less than 1% at 20 years.
Patients undergoing dialysis would like to be able to exercise to improve energy, strength
1,000 deaths of kidney failure patients each year in US may be attributable to seasonal influenza.