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Kidney Transplant Research: New Research Finds Adding Data Helps Physicians Better Predict Outcomes For Kidney Transplant Patients

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(SOURCE: INTERMOUNTAIN MEDICAL CENTER) – Kidney transplant patients have a better chance of survival if physicians use all the data that’s available to them — including data that’s tracked over time — to predict the likelihood of organ failure, according to new research from Intermountain Medical Center. Although national databases contain vast amounts of information about kidney […]

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Diabetes Research News: Copeptin levels associated with renal and cardiac disease

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(SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO ANSCHUTZ MEDICAL CAMPUS) – Discovery could lead to new life-saving treatments and therapies for type 1 diabetes patients. Type 1 diabetes patients with elevated albumin in their urine had three times the risk of life-threatening kidney and cardiac disease as those with normal levels, according to researchers at the University of […]

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Researchers Uncover Link Between Poor Kidney Health and Constipation

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(AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY) According to a recent press release, researchers have discovered a link between constipation and poor kidney health. The findings, which appear in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), suggest that the diagnosis and management of constipation might be helpful for preventing or treating kidney […]

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Low HDL and High Triglyceride May Lead to Higher Risk of Diabetic Kidney Disease in Type 2 Diabetes

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(DiabetesUK) According to a recent article published in Diabetes UK, low HDL cholesterol levels and high triglyceride levels can indicate a higher risk of developing diabetic kidney disease (DKD) in people with type 2 diabetes. The findings come from an Italian study which monitored more than 47,000 participants with type 2 diabetes, and no sign of kidney disease at […]