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Women may have a lower risk for chronic kidney disease progression and death compared with men

Women Face Less Kidney Disease Morbidity and Mortality Than Men

Risk for progression to end-stage renal disease and death appears to be lower in women than men
The burden of chronic kidney disease increased in the United States between 2002 and 2016

Chronic Kidney Disease Burden Increasing in the United States

Increases in metabolic and, to a lesser extent, dietary risk factors contribute to higher burden

November 2018 Briefing – Nephrology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Nephrology for November 2018. This roundup includes the latest...
For veterans with diabetes and concomitant chronic kidney disease (CKD)

Care for Chronic Kidney Disease Varies Across VA Facilities

Findings observed for veterans with diabetes and concomitant chronic kidney disease
A home-based intervention can improve disadvantaged chronic kidney disease patients' activation in their health and health care

Home-Based Intervention Helpful for Disadvantaged CKD Patients

Rural Zuni Indians with kidney disease had improved activation in their own health and health care
Two molecularly distinct sub-phenotypes of acute kidney injury are associated with different clinical outcomes and response to vasopressin therapy

Molecular Subtypes Linked to Outcomes in Acute Kidney Injury

Two molecular sub-phenotypes perform differently in response to vasopressin therapy
There were significant improvements in one-year survival among patients with end-stage renal disease initiating dialysis following Medicaid expansion with the Affordable Care Act

Medicaid Expansion Tied to Better Kidney Disease Survival

Findings among patients with end-stage renal disease initiating dialysis
Patients with Medicare or Medicaid are more likely than uninsured patients to use an arteriovenous fistula or graft by their fourth dialysis month

Earlier Vascular Access Seen in Insured Dialysis Patients

Patients with Medicare, Medicaid more likely to use arteriovenous fistula, graft by fourth dialysis month

October 2018 Briefing – Nephrology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Nephrology for October 2018. This roundup includes the latest...
For patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis

ASN: High-Dose, Proactive IV Iron Noninferior in Hemodialysis

High-dose IV iron administered proactively is noninferior to low-dose iron administered reactively