Bone and Mineral Metabolism Disorders

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Low-protein rice, low-phosphorus whey may improve hyperphosphatemia

Low-protein rice, low-phosphorus whey may improve hyperphosphatemia
November 8, 2019
In the Journals

Patients with kidney failure can identify distinctive symptoms of hyperparathyroidism

October 22, 2019
Researchers of a published study found patients on hemodialysis who had secondary hyperparathyroidism were able to detect a worsening of symptoms related to increases in…
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AMBER: Patiromer enables persistent spironolactone treatment in patients with hypertension, CKD

September 16, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Concomitant use of the potassium binder patiromer enabled more patients with resistant hypertension and advanced chronic kidney disease to continue…
In the Journals

Levels of mineral and bone disorder markers vary among race and country

August 14, 2019
Researchers found differences for levels of parathyroid hormone, calcium and phosphorus in the first 5 years of hemodialysis based on patient race and country of…
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CME

Risky Business: Prophylaxis and Treatment of Cytomegalovirus in the Transplantation Setting

This activity is supported by educational grants from Merck & Co., Inc. and Shire.

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common herpes virus that affects 50% to 80% of the US population. Disease from reactivation…
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A Framework for Approaching Refractory Hypocalcemia in Children

Pediatric Annals, May 2019, Volume 48 Issue 5
Hypocalcemia is a potentially fatal electrolyte imbalance with complications that include seizures, tetany, prolonged…
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CME CE CNE CE

Preventing Medical Errors for Clinical Health Professionals

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Discussing end of life issues and palliative care options with patients who have life-limiting illnesses is…
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