Inhaled Inorganic Nitrite No Help for HFpEF
(MedPage Today) -- Exercise capacity not improved over placebo in randomized trial (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - November 6, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Factors Independent of Race Associated with Higher Acute MI Mortality
(MedPage Today) -- Pre-hospitalization characteristics tied to health outcomes (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - November 2, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Colectomy May Boost Diabetes Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Large registry study suggests role for altered intestinal microbiota and hormones post-surgery (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - November 2, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

MitraClip Redux: Mortality Key in COAPT
(MedPage Today) -- Samir Kapadia, MD, discusses the landmark trial (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - November 1, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Sparsentan Cuts Proteinuria in Rare Kidney Disorder
(MedPage Today) -- Significant reduction in UP/C ratio with higher doses in focal segmental glomerulosclerosis patients (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 29, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Acute Kidney Injury Linked with Higher Dementia Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Risk heightened even among those with full renal recovery (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 29, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Home Hemodialysis Tied to Better Survival in Incident Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Patient's ages (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 28, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Morning Break: Pill Mill Crackdown; Cannabis Knockoff; Live Breast Surgery
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 26, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Morning Break: CVOTs on Trial; One Child, 10 Lb of Candy; Is Alzheimer's Viral?
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 24, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Frail Seniors Do Best With Transfemoral Approach to TAVR
(MedPage Today) -- Higher mortality seen with more invasive access routes (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 17, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

The Rest of the Story on Vitamin B for Stroke Prevention
(MedPage Today) -- J. David Spence, MD, digs into the developing rationale for a different kind of B (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 17, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Weight Gain After Roux-en-Y: What's the Best Measurement? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study suggests percentage of max weight lost (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 16, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Mitral Valve Clip: From Anecdote to Explosive Development
(MedPage Today) -- COAPT trialist Michael Rinaldi, MD, on why " we've only scratched the surface " (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 11, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

PCSK9i Access Easing; Monday SCD Mystery; Finger-Prick HF Monitor?
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 8, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Antisense Lp(a) Agent; Overdose Drug with AEDs; Mixed CV Results for T2D Drug
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 1, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

What'New Amsterdam' Gets Wrong
(MedPage Today) -- John Higgins, MD, highlights lapses in NBC pilot episode -- but gives a thumbs-up too (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - September 27, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

TCT: Lab Study Questions Washing Protocols for Bioprosthetic Heart Valves
(MedPage Today) -- Suggests increased leaflet thrombosis risk when storage solutions are rinsed away pre-implant (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - September 26, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Moms' Gluten in Pregnancy Tied to Kids' T1D Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But absolute risk was small; evidence called too weak to support diet change (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - September 19, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Resistant Hypertension Now Starts at 130/80 mm Hg (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- AHA updates guidelines in line with 2017 BP recommendations (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - September 14, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

ESC: Interatrial Shunting Safe in HFpEF, Pivotal Trial to Come
(MedPage Today) -- Device eases left-sided filling pressure, but to what clinical significance? (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - August 27, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

ESC: Tafamidis Cuts Deaths, Admissions in TTR Cardiac Amyloidosis
(MedPage Today) -- Plus clear advantage seen in 6-minute walk test (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - August 27, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Collagen for T1D Reversal? Menopause Office Policy; 1,116 IVF Needles
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - August 24, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Study: No Best Second-Line Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But DPP-4 inhibitors had better safety than sulfonylureas (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - August 24, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

HF Biomarker May Bias Trial Entry
(MedPage Today) -- Some groups tend to have lower natriuretic peptide levels (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - August 22, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Tdap in Pregnancy; Smoking and Weight Gain: It's PodMed Double T! (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include vaccination in pregnant women and ASD; treating stroke outside the window; smoking, mortality, and weight gain; and five risk factors for death in type 2 diabetes. (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - August 18, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Transplant with HCV-Infected Kidney Seems Feasible
(MedPage Today) -- Small trial found good cure rate, renal function in HCV-negative patients (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - August 7, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Herceptin Tied to Heart Issues in Breast Ca Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Adherence to cardiac monitoring less than ideal in trastuzumab recipients (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - August 6, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Cardiologist Killer's Grudge; Medicare $$ Bump; Sensitive Troponin I Cleared
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - August 6, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Guns and Death; Diabetes Typing: It's PodMed Double T! (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include caliber of bullets and handgun deaths, a novel agent for dilated cardiomyopathy, getting genomic screening into clinical practice, and new diabetes subtypes based on continuous glucose monitoring. (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - August 4, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Amid Obesity Epidemic, Liver Cancer Deaths Surge
(MedPage Today) -- Across 17-year period, men twice as likely as women to die from the disease (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - July 17, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Morning Break: Gene Electrotherapy; Dialysis Quality Measures; Fitness and Gut Health
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - July 12, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Brugada Genes Debunked; T2D Drug Excuses; Paradise Pivotal Trial
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - July 9, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Long Work Hours Tied to Higher Diabetes Risk in Women
(MedPage Today) -- Association not seen in men who worked ?45 hours in a week (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - July 2, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Hypertension in Pregnancy May Foretell Lifetime of Problems
(MedPage Today) -- Tied to risks of chronic high blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - July 2, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Hospital at Home; Polio and Brain Cancer: It's PodMed Double T! (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include hospital at home, using a virus to treat brain cancer, updated osteoporosis guidelines, and an artificial pancreas in hospitalized patients (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - June 30, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Heart Protection from Healthy Lifestyle Meaningful in T2D (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Cohort of 11,500 patients followed for 13.3 years (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - June 18, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Innovation Renews Hope for Patients with Kidney Disease
(MedPage Today) -- Crystal A. Gadegbeku, MD, writes about tech accelerator KidneyX (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - June 12, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Diabetes Exposure in Womb Tied to Later-Life T2D
(MedPage Today) -- Elevated risk seen with maternal type 2 and gestational diabetes (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - June 11, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Subclinical Afib and HF; Hypertension Post-Stroke; Work Stress
(MedPage Today) -- Cardiovascular Daily wraps up the top cardiology news of the week (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - June 8, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

FDA Nixes NAMS Request; Infant Diabetes Tx; Intragastric Balloon Alert
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - June 8, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

High BMI, Male Gender Predict Colon Polyps in Younger Patients (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Chronic kidney disease also a risk factor, study finds (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - June 7, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

FFR for CABG; Homeless CVD Care; Alcohol Effect Divergence
(MedPage Today) -- Cardiovascular Daily wraps up the top cardiology news of the week (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - June 1, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Oral Semaglutide Success; Lowest-Dose Vaginal Estradiol OK'd
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - June 1, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Advice to Trina's Diabetes Patients: Don't Tell Other Doctors
(MedPage Today) -- San Diego operator now under investigation by his affiliated hospital (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - May 27, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Heart Tx Investigation; Venture Capital; Stent Retrievers; CRT Survival
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - May 21, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Data Back Non-Opioid Strategy for Renal Colic
(MedPage Today) -- Quicker discharge from ED, fewer hospital admissions (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - May 20, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Dapagliflozin Tied to Drop in Hepcidin Levels
(MedPage Today) -- Decrease may boost hematocrit and hemoglobin after SGLT-2 inhibitor therapy (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - May 20, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Implanted Device Boosts Exercise, QOL in Mid-Range EF Heart Failure
(MedPage Today) -- Trial shows'robust'benefits over usual medical management (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - May 10, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Poor Sleep Common in CKD (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Under- and over-sleeping linked with poor quality of life in pre-dialysis patients (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - May 3, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Pharma's Opioid CME; $3M Research Breach; Novo's Insulin Pushback
(MedPage Today) -- the past week of investigations into healthcare (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - May 1, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news