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Glycemic Control in Those With Diabetes and Kidney Disease Glycemic Control in Those With Diabetes and Kidney Disease

What are the best approaches to glycemic management among frail older patients with diabetes and chronic kidney disease?Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

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Conclusion: Most of these interactions have moderate severity and delayed onset, hence the need to follow-up these patients after prescription in order to reduce associated morbidity, mortality, length of hospital stay, and health care cost. Physicians and clinical pharmacists should utilise available interaction software to avoid harmful DDIs in these patients. PMID: 29123429 [PubMed]
Source: Clinical Pharmacology: Advances and Applications - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Clin Pharmacol Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The absolute number and the prevalence and incidence rates of patients on dialysis continue to rise steadily; the gross mortality rate remained stable. Regional inequities are evident in these rates. PMID: 29044335 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Jornal Brasileiro de Nefrologia - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: J Bras Nefrol Source Type: research
In this study, we have shown that the lipid chaperones FABP4/FABP5 are critical intermediate factors in the deterioration of metabolic systems during aging. Consistent with their roles in chronic inflammation and insulin resistance in young prediabetic mice, we found that FABPs promote the deterioration of glucose homeostasis; metabolic tissue pathologies, particularly in white and brown adipose tissue and liver; and local and systemic inflammation associated with aging. A systematic approach, including lipidomics and pathway-focused transcript analysis, revealed that calorie restriction (CR) and Fabp4/5 deficiency result ...
Source: Fight Aging! - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Newsletters Source Type: blogs
Authors: Katta N, Balla S, Velagapudi P, Mittal M, Agrawal H, Kumar A, Aggarwal K Abstract Cardiovascular disease is the major cause of morbidity and mortality in chronic kidney disease patients. Because of a higher occurrence of asymptomatic coronary artery disease and increased perioperative cardiovascular mortality in kidney transplant patients, screening for coronary artery disease before transplant surgery is essential. Various studies have shown that cardiac stress testing is an unreliable screening method in these patients because of significant variability in sensitivity and negative predictive value. We su...
Source: Advances in Peritoneal Dialysis. Conference on Peritoneal Dialysis - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Adv Perit Dial Source Type: research
The objective of our study is to assess the subjective and objective oral manifestations and salivary pH in diabetic and nondiabetic uremic patients at a nephrology clinic. A total of 194 diabetic and nondiabetic patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), who were divided into four groups, Group A, B, C, D, and who were attending a nephrology clinic were included in the study. Predialytic unstimulated whole salivary pH was recorded using pH- measuring strips. Subjective and objective findings were evaluated and recorded in the specially designed pro forma. Dental health assessment consisted of decayed, missing, and filled...
Source: Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl Source Type: research
Metabolic surgery offers the opportunity to durably address several obesity-related co-morbidities, many of which have complex interaction and deleterious end-organ effects [1]. The destructive potential of type 2 diabetes, for instance, on renal function in morbidly obese patients is well known and need not be summarized for this audience. Patients with impaired renal function are common in bariatric practices/programs and may present anywhere along the chronic kidney disease spectrum, even including dialysis-dependent patients seeking bariatric surgery as a potential bridge to renal transplant [2].
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Editorial comment Source Type: research
This article reviews the current status of kidney disease in Oman and addresses the present and future needs, through a systematic-review of all related papers. PMID: 28794288 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Iran J Kidney Dis Source Type: research
Abstract OBJECTIVES: We investigated trends in deceased donor kidney availability and utilization in Saudi Arabia, wait list changes, and recipient characteristics. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Ten-year registry data from the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation were analyzed, including consent/discard rates, numbers of kidneys from deceased donors versus expanded criteria and standard criteria donors, wait list characteristics, dialysis characteristics, and causes of chronic kidney disease. RESULTS: Annual mean number of deceased donor transplants remained almost constant over the 10-year period (mean of 12...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research
Chronic kidney disease in hypertensive subjects ≥60 years treated in Primary Care. Nefrologia. 2017 Jul - Aug;37(4):406-414 Authors: Salvador-González B, Mestre-Ferrer J, Soler-Vila M, Pascual-Benito L, Alonso-Bes E, Cunillera-Puértolas O, en representación del grupo de investigación del proyecto MARREC-HTA Abstract BACKGROUND: Hypertension (HT) is the second leading cause of kidney failure. In hypertensive patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), blood pressure (BP) control is the most important intervention to minimise progression. For CKD diagnosis, standardised cre...
Source: Nefrologia : publicacion oficial de la Sociedad Espanola Nefrologia - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Nefrologia Source Type: research
Abstract The incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI) is high in the elderly, who comprise an ever-growing segment of the population. Elderly patients pose a different set of diagnostic and therapeutic challenge owing to their associated comorbidities. AKI in the elderly is associated with an increased risk of mortality, morbidity, prolonged length of stay, and progression to chronic kidney disease. Data regarding the clinical profile of AKI in the elderly from the South Indian population are limited. Hence, we present this analysis of the etiological and prognostic factors associated with AKI in elderly population ...
Source: Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl Source Type: research
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