Search results for "Chronic kidney disease"

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Seeking common ground on CKD screening

I don't think most patients grasp that abnormal creatinine values do not always signal chronic kidney disease. ... blocker (high-quality evidence) in patients with hypertension and stage 1 to 3 chronic kidney disease.
July 2014

QD: News Every Day--New definition, classification for chronic kidney disease offered

QD: News Every Day--New definition, classification for chronic kidney disease offered. ... A new definition and classification of chronic kidney disease adds proteinurinea to kidney function to predict progression, and split Grade 3 into two levels to
December 2019

Black & white

Overall chronic kidney disease and its complications account for over $49 billion, or about 25%, of all annual Medicare expenditures. ... We rationalize away the stark contrast. Blacks have higher rates of diabetes, high blood pressure and chronic kidney
December 2019

New drugs for hyperkalemia

Hyperkalemia has become a significant problem. With more type 2 diabetes, we are seeing an explosion of chronic kidney disease. ... In patients with chronic kidney disease stages 3b and 4, patients often develop hyporenin, hypoaldosterone and thus type
December 2019

QD: News Every Day--Patient education, lifestyle likely not enough to treat gout

For allopurinol, the starting should be no greater than 100 mg/day and less than that in moderate to severe chronic kidney disease (CKD), followed by gradual upward titration to a ... Oral colchicine is an appropriate first-line prophylaxis, including
December 2019

With diagnosis, the adjectives are just as important as the nouns

You present a patient with a past medical history of chronic kidney disease, heart failure and type 2 diabetes. ... Chronic diseases of the kidney range from rare inherited disorders, such as Fabry disease, to more common acquired entities, such as
December 2019

The story of the FENa test

Thus, a low FENa (<1%) means that the kidney is reabsorbing more than 99% of the filtered sodium. ... It does not help us in patients who already have significant (stage 3b or worse) chronic kidney disease.
December 2019

Medical talks in India, part 2

Cholera has become much less common. 3. Non-communicable chrnoic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, etc. ... are increasing rapidly in India. They have significant numbers of chronic kidney disease and cirrhosis.
December 2019

Zetia: still crazy after all these years

This year The Lancet published a new ezetimibe study. This one looked at patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). ... Baigent C, Landray M, Reith C, et al. (2011). The effects of lowering LDL cholesterol with simvastatin plus ezetimibe in patients
December 2019

Another reason to skip the soda: Potassium depletion

The study, published online May 13 by the International Journal of Clinical Practice, presents some alarming case studies of cola-induced hypokalaemia brought on by chronic consumption of up to 10 ... even moderate chronic cola consumption has been
December 2019

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