The HCPLive nephrology page is a resource for medical news and expert insights on kidney disease. This page features expert-led coverage, articles, videos and research on the therapies and development of treatments in nephrology, and more.
ASN 2010: The DASH Diet, Cardiovascular Health, and Patients with CKD
Researchers continue to study the cardiovascular benefits associated with the DASH diet. Patients with CKD should adjust potassium intake.
ASN 2010: Early Nephrologist Care Reduces Risk of ESRD in CKD Patients
Patients with chronic kidney disease treated by a nephrologist earlier in the care process face decreased risk of end-stage renal disease and death.
ASN 2010: CKD May Progress Faster in African Americans and Hispanics
Study showing racial differences in rate of kidney function decline may point to new opportunities for kidney disease prevention.
ASN 2010: How Can We Reduce Racial Disparities in CKD and Diabetes?
Evidence-based strategies can alleviate gaps in providers' knowledge of chronic kidney disease and diabetes in underserved patient populations.
'Silent Strokes' Linked to Kidney Failure in Diabetics
Type 2 diabetics with silent cerebral infarction are more than twice as likely to develop or die from end-stage kidney disease.
Decreased Kidney Function May be Associated with Coronary Spastic Angina
Research shows that early-stage CKD is related to atherosclerosis; therefore, management of CKD might lower the incidence of coronary spastic angina
Chronic Kidney Disease
Dr. Rasheed Balogun discusses the risk factors and rising worldwide incidence rates of chronic kidney disease.
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