Chronic Kidney Disease

The Pharmacy Times® Chronic Kidney Disease resource center provides clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

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A recent study showed that effective lifestyle behavioral changes for patients with chronic kidney disease frequently involved education, goal setting, feedback, monitoring, and social support.
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A retrospective cohort study was the second largest evaluation to date of sodium polystyrene sulphonate use and safety in patients with chronic kidney disease. 
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A study using genomics and proteomics identified new subtypes of clear cell renal cell carcinoma based on tumor microenvironment signatures.
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More men than women initiate kidney replacement therapy despite a higher prevalence of chronic kidney disease seen in women.
 
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A study published in the Clinical Journal of American Society of Nephrology found that a healthy dietary pattern may prevent chronic kidney disease (CKD) and albuminuria.
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A recent study suggests that hyperkalemia and uncomplicated hyperglycemia in patients treated in the emergency department is commonly caused by iatrogenesis.
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Neither vitamin D nor omega-3 fatty acid supplementation were found to significantly inhibit changes in serum creatinine and cystatin C decline over 5 years among adults with type 2 diabetes.
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Roxadustat for the treatment of patients with anemia from chronic kidney disease was shown to have positive efficacy and no increased cardiovascular risk in patients dependent and not dependent on dialysis.
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The oral therapy is indicated to act as both a monotherapy and a combination therapy to improve glycemic control. It is also indicated to prevent cardiovascular and renal death in patients with CKD.
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According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, more than 661,000 Americans have kidney failure.
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According to the CDC, approximately 1 of 3 patients with type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) has CKD. What do we need to know about patients with DM and CKD?
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High consumption of sugary beverages has previously been linked to obesity, diabetes, and some types of cancer.