Usefulness of multidisciplinary care to prevent worsening renal function in chronic kidney disease

ConclusionComprehensive multidisciplinary care of outpatients might help prevent worsening renal function among patients with CKD.
Source: Clinical and Experimental Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research

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Conclusions: Obesity did not confer an increased risk of ESRD in patients with moderate to advanced CKD. This trial was registered at http://www.clinicaltrials.gov as NCT03285074. PMID: 30321257 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Authors: Tags: Am J Clin Nutr Source Type: research
ConclusionThe cross-sectional baseline data from the CKD-JAC study shed light on the association between LVH and risk factors in patients with decreased renal function. Further longitudinal analyses of the CKD-JAC cohort are needed to evaluate the prognostic value of LVH in CKD patients.
Source: Clinical and Experimental Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Validated data are of vital importance for health managers to monitor users. The population of this study is predominantly elderly, obese, requiring multi-professional care to slow the progression of the disease and decrease morbidity and mortality. PMID: 29927457 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Jornal Brasileiro de Nefrologia - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: J Bras Nefrol Source Type: research
Authors: Wu PY, Huang JC, Chen SC, Chen LI Abstract Type 2 Diabetes mellitus (DM) is the leading cause of chronic kidney disease (CKD) worldwide, and is associated with an increased risk of left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy, LV systolic and diastolic dysfunctions. The aim of this study was to investigate abnormal echocardiographic findings in patients with CKD with and without DM, and identify the factors associated with these abnormalities. We enrolled 356 pre-dialysis patients with CKD (stages 3-5), including 208 with DM and 148 without DM. The structure and systolic and diastolic functions of the left ventricle ...
Source: Oncotarget - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncotarget Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: The fact that increased level of one biomarker correlated with higher values of other markers may suggest that their concentration depends on the severity of disease. The obtained results also suggest that the measurement of copeptin may support the diagnosis of cardiovascular problems in dialysis patients. PMID: 28814234 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Current Pharmaceutical Design - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Curr Pharm Des Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 24 February 2017 Source:Journal of the Formosan Medical Association Author(s): Yi-Heng Li, Kwo-Chang Ueng, Jiann-Shing Jeng, Min-Ji Charng, Tsung-Hsien Lin, Kuo-Liong Chien, Chih-Yuan Wang, Ting-Hsing Chao, Ping-Yen Liu, Cheng-Huang Su, Shih-Chieh Chien, Chia-Wei Liou, Sung-Chun Tang, Chun-Chuan Lee, Tse-Ya Yu, Jaw-Wen Chen, Chau-Chung Wu, Hung-I Yeh In Taiwan, the prevalence of hyperlipidemia increased due to lifestyle and dietary habit changes. Low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and non-high density lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDL-C) are all significant predicting factors of ...
Source: Journal of the Formosan Medical Association - Category: Journals (General) Source Type: research
Abstract In Taiwan, the prevalence of hyperlipidemia increased due to lifestyle and dietary habit changes. Low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and non-high density lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDL-C) are all significant predicting factors of coronary artery disease in Taiwan. We recognized that lipid control is especially important in patients with existed atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (ASCVD), including coronary artery disease (CAD), ischemic stroke and peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Because the risk of ASCVD is high in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM), chronic kidney disease (CKD) and f...
Source: J Formos Med Assoc - Category: Journals (General) Authors: Tags: J Formos Med Assoc Source Type: research
Previous Prevention of CAD Prevention is classified into primordial, primary and secondary. Primordial prevention is community level intervention to reduce risk factors and mostly not under the purview of the individual physician. Primary prevention is by controlling the risk factors. Non modifiable risk factors for CAD Age, gender, race/ethnicity and genetic predisposition or family history are considered the non modifiable risk factors for CAD. Prevalence of CAD increases as age advances and it is definitely more common in males. A strongly positive family history of premature coronary artery disease increases the r...
Source: Cardiophile MD - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Cardiology Source Type: blogs
This study aimed to analyze the CAC density and its association with serum mineral levels in CKD. MethodsWe enrolled patients with pre-dialysis CKD who had diabetes mellitus, prior cardiovascular disease history, elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels, or smoking history. The average CAC density was calculated by dividing the Agatston score by the total area of CAC. ResultsThe mean estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) of 109 enrolled patients was 35.7 mL/min/1.73 m2. The correlation of the Agatston score with density was much weaker than that with the total area (R2 = 0.19,P
Source: PLoS One - Category: Biomedical Science Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusions CKD or its components, mainly high albuminuria, are associated with failure to reach therapeutic targets, especially for HbA1c and BP, despite a greater use of drugs in patients with T2DM.
Source: Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Chronic Kidney Disease Source Type: research
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