Latest Renal function Stories

2011-11-14 11:20:34

Maintaining good glucose control early in the course of type 1 diabetes could lessen the long-term risk of kidney disease, as measured by a common test of kidney function.

2011-11-14 11:16:40

Two studies presented during the American Society of Nephrology's Annual Kidney Week provide new information on kidney-related policies in the United States.

2011-10-11 12:16:28

It has become increasingly clear that patients in the United States are starting dialysis at higher and higher levels of kidney function.

2011-09-15 21:05:26

Equations that estimate a patient's kidney function work as well as direct, invasive measurements.

2011-09-14 05:30:06

High levels of a hormone, FGF-23, can predict which kidney patients will develop heart problems, require dialysis, or die prematurely, according to this study.

2011-09-09 12:55:55

The blood levels of a particular hormone can help predict which kidney disease patients will develop heart problems, need dialysis, and die prematurely.

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