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Nutrition
doctor talking with woman patient
Nutrition
12/25/2021
New research has suggested that a higher intake of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids may reduce mortality risk among patients with chronic kidney disease. Based on this new data, would you start...
12/25/2021
Nutrition
fish oil
Nutrition
12/07/2021
To clarify the effect of optimal omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids intake, the researchers identified nearly 3000 persons with CKD who participated in the NHANES surveys from 1999 through 2014 and...
12/07/2021
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
11/30/2021
A 4-year-old boy with a history of chronic kidney disease presented with a 4-hour history of sudden onset of pain in his right lower quadrant, which was associated with anorexia and fatigue.
11/30/2021

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Nutrition
doctor talking with woman patient
Nutrition
12/25/2021
New research has suggested that a higher intake of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids may reduce mortality risk among patients with chronic kidney disease. Based on this new data, would you start...
12/25/2021
Heart failure
Heart failure
11/02/2021
In FIGARO-DKD, the primary outcome measure is a composite of death from cardiovascular causes, nonfatal myocardial infarction, nonfatal stroke, or hospitalization for heart failure. Of these outcomes, do...
11/02/2021
cardiovascular disease
cardiovascular disease
10/04/2021
According to the FIDELIO-DKD trial, do you know finerenone’s impact on incidence of the composite cardiovascular outcome? Test your knowledge with our latest pop quiz!
10/04/2021
Diagnosis
Diagnosis
04/25/2021
Do you know how long abnormal kidney structure or function should be present before a patient is diagnosed with chronic kidney disease? Test your knowledge with our latest pop quiz!
04/25/2021
Health Outcomes
Health Outcomes
01/25/2021
If a patient presents with a GFR category G3a and a persistent albuminuria category of A2, to which risk category does he or she belong? Test your knowledge with our latest pop quiz!
01/25/2021

Clinical Insights

Treatment
Treatment
11/12/2021
In this article, James Matera, DO, writes about the benefits of using SGLT2 inhibitors to treat patients with type 2 diabetes, chronic kidney disease, and cardiovascular disease, including how the use of...
11/12/2021
Peripheral Artery Disease
Peripheral Artery Disease
10/06/2021
New research sheds light on a novel biomarker that may accurately predict new-onset peripheral arterial disease in patients with mild to moderate chronic kidney disease. Researcher Scott E. Janus, MD,...
10/06/2021
CKD
Dr. James Matera
CKD
07/08/2021
James Matera, DO, discusses how lipid disorders impact the management of chronic kidney disease (CKD), and whether statins are safe for use in patients with comorbid lipid disorders and CKD.
07/08/2021
CKD
Kim Zuber, PA-C
CKD
06/28/2021
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...
06/28/2021
cardiovascular disease
cardiovascular disease
04/12/2021
In this article, James Matera, DO, writes about a newer agent, finarenone, which is a nonsteroidal, selective mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist that can treat chronic kidney disease.
04/12/2021