Older Adults Still Struggle With Hypoglycemia
(MedPage Today) -- Endocrine Society issued new diabetes clinical practice guidelines for older adults (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - March 25, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Defibrillator Hacking; Losartan Stay of Sentence; Guideline Evidence
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - March 25, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

My Top Four Practice-Changers From ACC: Alcohol To Aspirin
(MedPage Today) -- What did the conference hold for a skeptical cardiologist? (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - March 23, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes and Women:'Mentally Tiring' Jobs May Up Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Very mentally tired women were 21% more likely to develop T2D, French study finds. (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - March 22, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Cabozantinib Active Across Rarer, Heterogeneous, Non-Clear Cell RCCs (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- A retrospective, real-world study (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - March 19, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Direct Oral Anticoagulants of Benefit in Afib With Mitral Stenosis (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- DOACs linked with lower rates of thromboembolism than warfarin and just as effective in preventing hemorrhagic strokes (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - March 17, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Glowing Reviews for Low-Risk TAVR Trials at ACC
(MedPage Today) -- But is TAVR really the right procedure for every AS patient going forward? (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - March 17, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Low-Risk TAVR in Spotlight at ACC
(MedPage Today) -- Prevention guidelines; Apple Watch also on parade in New Orleans (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - March 14, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

MitraClip Wins FDA Approval for Secondary MR
(MedPage Today) -- COAPT swayed U.S. regulators (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - March 14, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Easily Calmed Infants at Risk for Obesity at Age 4?
(MedPage Today) -- Association may be tied to earlier introduction of sugary beverages (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - March 12, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Morning Break: Another Ebola Center Attack; 23andMe for T2D; Dr. Death Robot
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - March 11, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

PAD Device Controversy Continues; TAVR Leaflet Laceration; Coronary Flow Reproducibility
(MedPage Today) -- Interventional cardiology news to note (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - March 7, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

TAVR Holds Up At 1 Year in Low-Risk Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Observational study a taste of what's to come at ACC 2019? (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - March 4, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Better Outcomes With Early Discharge Post-TAVR
(MedPage Today) -- Findings support trend of " minimalistic TAVR, " two studies suggest (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - March 4, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

CMS Money on the Table; Penis Atherosclerosis; Sartan Woes; New LDL Drug
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - March 4, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Farxiga, Soliqua Label Expansions; Herbalist Jailed; Roundup on Trial (Again)
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - March 1, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

New Frontline Options Stir Debate in Metastatic RCC
(MedPage Today) -- " Exciting times, says one expert (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - February 26, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Morning Break: FDA's'Young Blood' Warning; Md. Price-Gouging Law DOA at High Court; Flurry of Approvals
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - February 20, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Heart Failure Outcomes Worse Where Income Inequality Reigns
(MedPage Today) -- Impact of poor wealth distribution is similar to that of having a major comorbidity (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - February 7, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

More Diabetic Retinopathy Screening? Primary Care May Be the Answer
(MedPage Today) -- Screening via telemedicine may also help reach high-risk patients (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - February 5, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

AHA Report: Half of U.S. Adults Have CVD
(MedPage Today) -- New BP guidelines greatly expanded pool of those in poor cardiovascular health (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - January 31, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Comorbidities Common in Older'Frequent Fliers' in the ED
(MedPage Today) -- Diabetes topped the list; pain-related diagnosis and injury were other factors (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - January 28, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

A Deep Dive Into Pulmonary Hypertension
(MedPage Today) -- Andrew Perry, MD, interviews Murali Chakinala, MD (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - January 21, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

FDA Advisory Committee Split on SGLT 1/2 Inhibitor for T1D
(MedPage Today) -- Sotagliflozin's DKA risk daunts panel members in 8-8 vote (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - January 17, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Statins Cut Retinopathy Risk in Type 2 Diabetes
(MedPage Today) -- Regular use in patients with dyslipidemia also decreased progression (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - January 10, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Trina Founder G. Ford Gilbert Pleads Guilty in Bribery Case
(MedPage Today) -- Admits to one conspiracy count in deal with prosecutors (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - January 7, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: A to Z with Richard Bach, MD
(MedPage Today) -- Andrew Perry, MD, interviews specialty center director (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 28, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

LVEF Boost From Afib Ablation Tied to Better Outcomes in HF
(MedPage Today) -- Deaths nearly halved compared to standard therapy (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 26, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

MitraClip Benefits From Real-Time Monitoring of Left Atrial Pressure
(MedPage Today) -- Increase in LA mean pressure predictive of worse short-term clinical outcomes (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 26, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Case Report: Dialysis Patient Develops Challenging Comorbidity
(MedPage Today) -- Elderly man with end-stage renal disease presents with evolving and unexplained symptoms (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 26, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Kidney Stones Tied to Renal Carcinoma
(MedPage Today) -- But more research is needed to unravel mechanisms behind the relationships, study authors say (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 20, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Renal Denervation May Help With Glycemic Control
(MedPage Today) -- BP reduction not the only effect observed in small non-diabetic cohort (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 17, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Barbershop BP Intervention Benefits Sustained
(MedPage Today) -- Community-based intervention has lasting benefits, trial follow-up shows (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 17, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Vitamin D Analogue No Help for CV Prevention in Hemodialysis Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Trial limited to patients without secondary hyperparathyroidism (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 13, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Are T2D Patients Monitoring Blood Glucose Needlessly?
(MedPage Today) -- Claims data suggest 1 in 7 patients do unnecessary daily fingersticks (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 10, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Poor Prognosis for Aggressive Skin Ca After Organ Transplant
(MedPage Today) -- Less than one-fourth of patients alive 5 years from diagnosis (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 7, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Renal Denervation: FDA Panel, Industry Mostly on the Same Page
(MedPage Today) -- Consensus largely greenlights development plans (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 6, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

FDA Advisors Say Yes to Cardiac Contractility Device in Heart Failure
(MedPage Today) -- Overwhelming vote to recommend approval, despite many misgivings (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 5, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

FFR for CABG; Botox Arrhythmia Prevention; Med Device Investigations
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 3, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

TAVR $$ in Intermediate Risk; ASD From MitraClip; Industry Payments
(MedPage Today) -- Interventional cardiology news to note (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - November 29, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Year in Review: Cardiology
(MedPage Today) -- New guidelines, PCSK9s, fish oil, TAVR, MitraClip, and aspirin (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - November 28, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Top-Ranked Hospitals Have Better Survival Rates
(MedPage Today) -- U.S. News and World Report rankings not associated with fewer readmissions (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - November 28, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Health Monitors Move to Ears; Skin Glow Screening; Imaging Isotope Shortage
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - November 26, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Newest CoreValve THVs Generally Perform Well, Save One Issue
(MedPage Today) -- Evolut PRO suffers from numerically higher pacemaker rate (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - November 19, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

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