In this podcast, Kim Zuber, PA-C, explains the current gold standard for monitoring and following patients with chronic kidney disease and what has been done to ensure standardized laboratory monitoring for early CKD. She also presented on this topic at the annual AAPA 2021 meeting.
In this podcast, Shivam Joshi, MD, answers our questions about the benefits of using a plant-based diet to prevent and treat kidney disease, how recommendations differ among patients, and if there are concerns or risks for patients who eat a plant-based diet.
Ricardo Cohen, MD, on Bariatric Surgery for the Treatment of CKD in Patients With Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes
Dr Cohen discusses his research on the safety and effectiveness of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery for the early treatment of CKD among patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes, and why, despite its effectiveness, bariatric surgery is not employed more often for patients in this population.
James Matera, DO, discusses optimal blood pressure targets in patients with kidney disease, and how the 2017 AHA/ACC hypertension guidelines affect these targets.
Dr Awan discusses the management of hepatitis C virus infection among patients with chronic kidney disease according to the most recent clinical practice guideline from Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO), and more.
James Matera, DO, discusses the US Department of Health and Human Services' 'Advancing American Kidney Health' initiative and what it means for nephrologists and primary care physicians.
James Matera, DO, details advances in the treatment of hepatitis C virus in patients with end-stage renal disease. He also explains why it may be beneficial to defer hepatitis C treatment until after renal transplant candidates have undergone their procedure.
Andrew Meltzer, MD, from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, discusses his latest research, which suggests that tamsulosin may not be effective for certain ureteral stones.
A new study explored preimplantation genetic diagnosis counseling in patients with ADPKD. Lead author Dr Neera K Dahl answered a few of our questions.