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Canagliflozin is associated with a reduced risk for renal and cardiovascular events for patients with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease

Canagliflozin Seems Effective for Patients With T2DM, Kidney Disease

Reductions seen in risk for kidney failure, cardiovascular disease with canagliflozin versus placebo
Almost one in four patients with nondialysis chronic kidney disease has moderate-to-extreme pruritus

Pruritus Prevalent and Disruptive in Nondialysis Chronic Kidney Disease

Patients with pruritus have higher prevalence of patient-reported depression, restless sleep
After implementation of the Kidney Allocation System

Racial Disparities Seen in Kidney Transplant for Highly Sensitized

Whites have advantage in transplant probability in calculated plasma reactive antibody categories 80 percent or higher

March 2019 Briefing – Nephrology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Nephrology for March 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
Patient ratings of chronic kidney disease apps are not directly linked with nephrologist ratings or consumer ratings

Patient CKD App Ratings Do Not Correlate With Those of Nephrologists

No correlation seen for consumer ratings on the app stores with patient ratings of app quality
A new chronic kidney disease measure of quality of life and a single-score summary for the Kidney Disease Quality of Life-36 are both reliable for assessing patient-reported outcomes and quality of life

New Approach Performs Well for Measuring CKD Quality of Life

Novel composite score is also reliable single-score summary of Kidney Disease Quality of Life-36
The outcomes of kidney transplants in patients with viral suppression are as good as those for kidney transplants in patients not infected with hepatitis B virus or hepatitis C virus

HBV, HCV Control Aids Kidney Transplant Outcomes

Patients with viral suppression have outcomes similar to those of noninfected patients
Patient ratings of chronic kidney disease apps are not directly linked with nephrologist ratings or consumer ratings

Patient CKD App Ratings Do Correlate With Those of Nephrologists

No correlation seen for consumer ratings on the app stores with patient ratings of app quality
Individuals with chronic kidney disease have a modestly elevated cancer risk

Cancer Risk Modestly Elevated With Chronic Kidney Disease

Lower eGFR linked to elevated cancer risk relative to eGFR of 90 to 104 mL/min
An archetypal approach can identify the diagnostic and prognostic features associated with transplant glomerulopathy

Risk Profiles ID’d for Patients With Transplant Glomerulopathy

Five groups of patients with distinct features and outcomes identified using machine learning approach