High gasoline prices are infuriating motorists, but for investors in energy stocks, the rocketing cost of fuel has been a blessing. With profits growing, shares of oil companies have been climbing impressively.
NEW ORLEANS—Microalbuminuria is a biomarker for vascular disease and warrants aggressive treatment, which may prevent progression to overt nephropathy and reduce the risk of cardiovascular events, said Debjani Mukherjee, MD, at the 23rd scientific meeting of the American Society of Hypertension.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Diabetics with neuropathy use more health- care resources than diabetics without this complication. In addition, among patients with diabetic neuropathy, those with comorbid depression or anxiety incur higher health-care costs than patients without these psychological problems.
CKD increases the risk of hospital-acquired acute renal failure (ARF), a study shows. The greater the degree of underlying renal impairment, the greater the ARF risk.