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Hemoglobin Glycation Index Is Novel Risk Factor for Incident CKD

Hemoglobin glycation index was second most robust predictor of chronic kidney disease, following low eGFR

Obinutuzumab Preserves Kidney Function in Lupus Nephritis

Reduction seen in risk for developing composite kidney outcome

American Society of Nephrology, Nov 2-5

By Beth Gilbert HealthDay Reporter The annual meeting of the American Society of Nephrology (Kidney Week) was held this year from Nov. 2 to 5...

AHA: PREVENT Risk Calculator Estimates Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

PREVENT equations developed and validated in adults aged 30 to 79 years without known CVD and included eGFR as a predictor

ASN: eGFR No Different With Sparsentan, Irbesartan in Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis

No difference in eGFR slope with sparsentan versus irbesartan among patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

ASN: Multicomponent Intervention Does Not Increase Steps Toward Kidney Transplant

Intervention does not significantly increase the rate of completed steps toward receiving a kidney transplant

Maintenance Immunosuppressive Drugs Tied to Severe COVID-19

Findings seen for recipients across solid organ transplant types

CDC Advisors Recommend Masks in Hospitals Without Naming Type

Health care workers frustrated that the draft recommendation does not specify what kind of mask should be worn

Critics Slam Updated Infection Control Recommendations for Hospitals

Health care workers worry whether the guidelines are protecting a hospital's bottom line rather than worker health

More Than Half of U.S. Adults Use Internet to Look for Health, Medical Information

Adults aged 30 to 44 years have highest use of internet for communicating with doctor, doctor's office