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Dulaglutide is associated with a reduction in cardiovascular events and renal outcomes among patients with type 2 diabetes

ADA: Dulaglutide Tied to Decline in Cardiovascular Events in T2DM

Second study shows reduction in renal outcomes with dulaglutide in type 2 diabetes
Among critically ill patients with acute kidney injury

Rapid Fluid Removal May Up Mortality in Critically Ill With AKI

Higher net ultrafiltration rates with continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration may lower survival
A medical-alert accessory is associated with a lower rate of end-stage kidney disease among patients with chronic kidney disease

Medical-Alert Accessory Linked to Lower Rate of ESKD in CKD

However, medical-alert accessory not associated with difference in safety events versus usual care

May 2019 Briefing – Nephrology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Nephrology for May 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
Decreases in nontraumatic lower-extremity amputation have plateaued in recent years among adults with end-stage renal disease and diabetes

Decline in Nontraumatic Lower-Extremity Amputation Slowing

Decline in NLEA among patients with end-stage renal disease with diabetes stabilized since 2013
Peripherally inserted central catheters are frequently used in hospitalized patients with stage 3b or greater chronic kidney disease (estimated glomerular filtration rate

Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters Often Used in CKD

Despite guidelines, placement of PICCs common in those with advanced chronic kidney disease
Volume overload is present before the start of peritoneal dialysis

Volume Overload Present in Patients on Peritoneal Dialysis

Men and those with diabetes have higher risk of volume overload; overload linked to mortality
Substantial weight loss before deceased donor kidney transplantation (DDKT) is associated with worse outcomes among DDKT recipients

Weight Loss Tied to Adverse Outcomes in Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant

Weight loss before transplantation associated with increased hospitalization LOS, graft loss, mortality
Preterm and early preterm birth are associated with an increased risk for development of chronic kidney disease

Preterm Birth Tied to Elevated Risk for Chronic Kidney Disease

Strongest correlation seen at ages 0 to 9 years; risk still increased at 10 to 19, 20 to 43 years

April 2019 Briefing – Nephrology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Nephrology for April 2019. This roundup includes the latest...