Natasha Persaud

Digital Content Editor

Natasha Persaud is the digital content editor at Renal & Urology News, a web site for urologists and nephrologists. 

Most Recent Articles by Natasha Persaud

Shared Decision-Making About Dialysis Initiation Needs to Improve

Shared Decision-Making About Dialysis Initiation Needs to Improve

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In a real-world study, patients' preferences did not weigh heavily in clinicians' decisions to initiate dialysis.

Patients Report Insufficient Knowledge of Anemia

Patients Report Insufficient Knowledge of Anemia

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Respondents to an online poll were more likely to search for anemia information online rather than ask their nephrologists.

High Uric Acid Predicts AKI, Mortality in Hospitalized Patients

High Uric Acid Predicts AKI, Mortality in Hospitalized Patients

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Hospitalized men and women in the highest quartile of serum uric acid had a 3-fold higher risk of acute kidney injury than those in the lowest quartile.

High Uric Acid May Up Cardiovascular Mortality in CKD

High Uric Acid May Up Cardiovascular Mortality in CKD

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In a meta-analysis, the risk for cardiovascular mortality increased a significant 12% for every 1 mg/dL increase in uric acid.

Novel Albuminuria Endpoints May Improve CKD Progression Trials

Novel Albuminuria Endpoints May Improve CKD Progression Trials

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Two companion meta-analyses show that early changes in albuminuria can predict the risk for end-stage renal disease.

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