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Dapagliflozin Shown to Correct Anemia in Diabetic Kidney Disease

WASHINGTON—Dapagliflozin may correct anemia in patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD), study findings presented at the American Society of Nephrology’s Kidney Week 2019 suggest. Bergur V. Stefansson, MD, PhD, of AstraZeneca in Gothenburg, Sweden, and colleagues analyzed pooled data from 5325 patients who had participated in 14 double-blind randomized trials comparing…

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Functional Iron Deficiency Anemia in CKD Hikes Death Risk

WASHINGTON—Functional iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with an increased risk for death and cardiovascular-related hospitalization, according to study findings presented at the American Society of Nephrology’s Kidney Week 2019 meeting. Absolute IDA is associated with an elevated risk of hospitalization. A team at Baylor College of Medicine…

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