The likelihood of self-reporting balance problems in those with advanced chronic kidney disease, slow gait speed, or low vitamin D - Wickstrom JF, Sayles HR, Graeff-Armas LA, Yentes JM.

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of vitamin D (25(OH)D) and balance deficits in persons with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and the likelihood of self-reporting balance and falling problems, measured gait speed in persons ...
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Publication date: Available online 16 February 2019Source: Redox BiologyAuthor(s): Yeo Min Yoon, SangMin Kim, Yong-Seok Han, Chul Won Yun, Jun Hee Lee, Hyunjin Noh, Sang Hun LeeAbstractAlthough autologous human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) are a promising source for regenerative stem cell therapy in chronic kidney disease (CKD), the barriers associated with pathophysiological conditions limit therapeutic applicability to patients. We confirmed that level of cellular prion protein (PrPC) in serum was decreased and mitochondria function of CKD-derived hMSCs (CKD-hMSCs) was impaired in patients with CKD. We proved that trea...
Source: Redox Biology - Category: Biology Source Type: research
Authors: Mutluay R, Konca Değertekin C, Işıktaş Sayılar E, Derici Ü, Gültekin S, Gönen S, Arınsoy ST, Sindel MŞ Abstract Background/aim: Fetuin-A, a circulating inhibitor of calcification, is a marker of inflammatory-nutritional state. We evaluated the association between serum fetuin-A levels and vascular calcification, intima-media thickness, and nutritional and inflammatory markers in different stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Materials and methods: CKD patients were sampled for calcium-phosphate parameters and nutritional and inflammatory markers [highly sensitive C-reactive pro...
Source: Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences - Category: General Medicine Tags: Turk J Med Sci Source Type: research
In conclusion, apart from the unmodifiable factors, avoiding prolonged urinary catheter placement, unnecessary prescriptions, and keeping good nutritional status may help to prevent UTI in home care patients.
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Conclusion: HD presented a more adverse impact on oral health than PD, particularly periodontal disease and oral Candida colonization; however, this impact on oral health appears to be reduced or ameliorated when patients change from HD to PD therapy.
Source: Quintessence International - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
High doses of prescribed NSAIDS are linked to increased risk of potentially preventable cases of acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease in active young adults.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news
Conclusions: Our data demonstrated that SET7/9 downregulation and autophagy activation may be the key mechanism of IS-induced VC in CKD.Nephron
Source: Nephron - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewOlder adults often live with chronic disease including diabetes and its complications. In this review, we examine the complexity and heterogeneity of older adults with diabetes and chronic kidney disease, explore the nuances in their diabetes-related monitoring, and discuss their best diabetes management.Recent FindingsAlthough there remains an overall lack of studies in older adults with diabetes and chronic kidney disease, recent reports have highlighted their vulnerabilities. These individuals face an increased risk of cognitive impairment and dementia, frailty, dysglycemia, polypharmacy, declin...
Source: Current Diabetes Reports - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
AbstractThe aim of the study was to determine the clinical and biochemical characteristics especially cystatin C and the association of angiotensin type I receptor (AT1R) gene polymorphism with normoalbuminuric chronic kidney disease (NACKD) among South Indian type 2 diabetes (T2DM) population.Material and methodsThe study comprised of 308 (M:F 190:118) subjects with T2DM categorized into three groups. Group I: T2DM patients without albuminuria (NA) and estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR)>  90 ml/min/1.73m2 (n = 110); group II: T2DM patients with albuminuric chronic kidney disease (CKD) with eGFR
Source: International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Hypertension is a major risk factor and precursor of myocardial infarction, chronic kidney disease, heart failure and premature death. These vascular events increased costs of hypertension management. Self-car...
Source: BMC Research Notes - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Research note Source Type: research
This is a case report of a man in his 60s with stage 3 chronic kidney disease, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, type 2 diabetes, bladder and kidney cancer, and depression who underwent hypoglossal nerve stimulator implantation and subsequently demonstrated a Cheyne-Stokes breathing pattern.
Source: JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
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