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NIH Researchers Identify New Marker to Predict Progressive Kidney Failure, Death by Medline Plus Posted Tue 14 Jun 2011 5:11pm A high level of a hormone that regulates phosphate is associated with an increased risk of kidney failure and death among chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, according to a recent study led by researchers at the University of Miami and funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digesti ... Read on »
PKD with High Blood Pressure: How to Avoid Kidney Failure by Pkd Z. Facebook Posted Tue 24 Dec 2013 1:22am It is estimated that about half of PKD patients will experience high blood pressure. Those who with high blood pressure are more likely to progress into kidney failure. To avoid kidney failure is the important issue for PKD patients with hypertension.  http://www.pkdclinic.org/pkd-treatment/1038.html Read on »
Study Links Toxic Component in Herbal Remedies to Kidney Failure and Cancer by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sat 12 Nov 2011 4:52pm Aristolochic acid, a component of a plant used in herbal remedies since ancient times and still used in certain  herbal medicines worldwide, leads  to kidney failure and upper urinary tract cancer in individuals exposed to the toxin. This association is reported by Arthur Grollman, M.D., Distinguished Professor of Pharmacological Sciences, Ston ... Read on »
PKD with High Blood Pressure and Creatinine 3.5: How to Prevent Kidney Failure by Pkd Z. Facebook Posted Wed 25 Dec 2013 7:55am PKD patients are often attacked by high blood pressure and high creatinine level. With the development of the cysts, the illness will develop into kidney failure. Then how to prevent PKD with high blood pressure and creatinine 3.5 progressing into kidney failure?   http://www.pkdclinic.org/pkd-treatment/1041.html Read on »
Kidney Disease More Severe in Blacks Than Others: Study by HealthFinder Posted Thu 29 Nov 2012 12:00pm healthnewslink Screening would help improve their care, researchers say. THURSDAY, Nov. 29 (HealthDay News) ... Read on »
Intensive Therapy Halves Kidney Disease in Type 1 Diabetes by Medline Plus Posted Mon 14 Nov 2011 6:17pm Controlling blood glucose early in the course of type 1 diabetes yields huge dividends, preserving kidney function for decades. The new finding from a study funded by the National Institutes of Health was published online in the New England Journal of Medicine Nov. 12 to coincide with p ... Read on »
Lower Blood Pressure Goal Benefits African-Americans with Chronic Kidney Disease, Protein in the Urine by Medline Plus Posted Thu 02 Sep 2010 8:40am On average, a lower blood pressure goal was no better than the standard blood pressure goal at slowing progression of kidney disease among African-Americans who had chronic kidney disease resulting from high blood pressure, according to results of the African-American Study of Kidney Disea ... Read on »
Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease in African-Americans by nih.gov Posted Mon 20 Sep 2010 10:45am A lower blood pressure goal was no better than the standard goal at slowing the progression of kidney disease among African-Americans with chronic kidney disease resulting from high blood pressure. However, the findings suggest that the blood pressure goal did benefit people who also had protein in the urine, which is a sign of kidney damage. ... Read on »
Alarming Diabetic Kidney Disease Data by Dr. Donal O'Donoghue Patient Expert Posted Fri 14 Dec 2012 12:00am The National Diabetes Audit published its latest report earlier in the week. It makes disquieting reading for clinicians, policy makers and most of all people with diabetes. It is over 10 years since the studies that showed how much we could do to prevent diabetic kidney disease were published and there is widespread knowledge about ... Read on »
The Incidence Of Kidney Failure Due To Diabetes Is Down – But We Should Not Be Pleased by Stephen Schimpff, MD Posted Mon 17 Jan 2011 12:00am Diabetes mellitus is the most common cause of kidney failure that progresses to end stage renal disease (ESRD,) meaning that the person requires dialysis or kidney transplant. ESRD is chronic and life long, is complicated to treat, has a major negative effect on quality of life and the costs are high. So it was good news when the Center ... Read on »