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Health behavior patterns impact clinical outcomes in patients with CKD

January 18, 2019
In the Journals

Whole-exome sequencing identified genetic cause of kidney disease in about one-third of pediatric renal transplant patients

January 17, 2019
Whole-exome sequencing identified a genetic cause of kidney disease in nearly one-third of pediatric renal transplant patients, according to a recently published study…
In the Journals

Spironolactone effective as HFpEF treatment regardless of kidney function, but safety less clear

January 17, 2019
The efficacy of spironolactone in patients with HF with preserved ejection fraction was consistent across the range of kidney function, although adverse events were…

Phase 2 trial on baricitinib shows promise for high-risk patients with diabetic kidney disease

January 16, 2019
In a phase 2, double-blind, dose-ranging study, baricitinib showed potential as a Janus kinases 1 and 2 inhibitor, reducing albuminuria in patients with type 2 diabetes…
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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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A Linguistic Analysis of Health Literacy Demands of Chronic Kidney Disease Patient Education Materials

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Winter 2018, Volume 2 Issue 1
Instruments to assess the quality and comprehensibility of printed patient education materials may lack proper…
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X-linked Hypophosphatemia: Integrating New Evidence to Optimize Diagnosis and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Ultragenyx.

X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) is a rare hereditary form of non-nutritional rickets that does not respond to vitamin D…
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