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Kidney donors at higher risk for hypertension which may halt post-donation eGFR rise

September 20, 2019
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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…
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Women who develop preeclampsia are at five-times greater risk for ESKD

August 1, 2019
Women who had no major comorbidities before their first pregnancy but who developed preeclampsia had a five-fold increased risk for end-stage kidney disease, according…
In the Journals

Higher prevalence of aneurysms found with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease

July 31, 2019
A recently published study shows a history of hypertension and smoking increases the risk of the formation of brain aneurysms in patients with autosomal dominant…
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Pain Management Update

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This course is designed to provide healthcare professionals with information on pain including the physiology and types…
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Health Literacy: A Long Journey to Brazilian Health Practices

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Summer 2018, Volume 2 Issue 3
Studying health literacy was a turning point in my journey as a researcher and health professional. It happened during…
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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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