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CKD management program in primary care demonstrates positive results

July 22, 2019
In the Journals

Oral alkali supplementation, dietary interventions may slow progression of kidney disease

July 2, 2019
For patients with chronic kidney disease, treatment of metabolic acidosis with oral alkali supplementation or a reduction in dietary acid intake may slow the rate of…
In the Journals

Hypertension in older living kidney donors associated with increased ESKD risk

June 25, 2019
Compared with living kidney donors aged 50 years or older without hypertension, those with hypertension had an elevated risk for ESKD, according to a recently published…
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Unplanned pregnancy may play role in poor graft outcomes for younger kidney transplant recipients

June 21, 2019
BOSTON — Female kidney transplant recipients who conceived between the ages of 18 and 25 years had higher rates of rejection and graft loss, as well as higher…
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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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Pediatric Nephrolithiasis: A Review

Pediatric Annals, June 2017, Volume 46 Issue 6
The incidence of pediatric nephrolithiasis is on the rise. The composition of kidney stones in children is different…
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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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