BMI is a standard parameter in all clinical settings—both inpatient and outpatient. It is used in the pediatric population, in young and older adults, and in the chronically ill as a marker of health.
Coronary atherosclerosis severity is significantly associated with decreased renal function, according to researchers.
Adding spironolactone to a regimen that includes maximal ACE inhibition improves renoprotection in patients with diabetic nephropathy, data suggest.
Researchers also show that administration of erythropoietin is followed by marked reductions in circulating hepcidin.