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An estimated 26 million American adults suffer with chronic kidney disease (CKD), and according to a new study, many cases are left untreated, especially among the elderly.
Lindsey Duquette contracted the incurable kidney disease at age two.
Disrupting certain nerves in the kidneys can safely and effectively lower blood pressure in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and hypertension.
One type of open heart surgery is likely safer than the other for chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients.
Heart disease is not only the leading cause of death in the U.S, it’s also the top cause of death for people with chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., principal investigator at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed), is the author of an invited editorial in JAMA.
Contrary to current belief, a new study finds that patients with a history of diabetes are not one of the most at risk for contrast induced nephrotoxicity.
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