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Cardiometabolic risk
Cardiometabolic risk
06/30/2022
In part 1 of our “Test Your Knowledge” series, Michael Bloch, MD, asks you to pick the patient vignette that best defines resistant hypertension as defined by the ACC/AHA.
06/30/2022
Review
Review
06/25/2022
Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) are recommended for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation and mild to moderate chronic kidney disease. However, data are limited regarding the use of...
06/25/2022
Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease
06/21/2022
Dr Matera discusses common concerns and questions patients with chronic kidney disease ask their physicians, as well as the importance of collaboration between nephrologists and primary care physicians in...
06/21/2022

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Cardiometabolic risk
Cardiometabolic risk
06/30/2022
In part 1 of our “Test Your Knowledge” series, Michael Bloch, MD, asks you to pick the patient vignette that best defines resistant hypertension as defined by the ACC/AHA.
06/30/2022
Health Outcomes
Health Outcomes
03/27/2022
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!
03/27/2022
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

Clinical Insights

Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease
06/21/2022
Dr Matera discusses common concerns and questions patients with chronic kidney disease ask their physicians, as well as the importance of collaboration between nephrologists and primary care physicians in...
06/21/2022
Dialysis
James Matera, DO
Dialysis
05/19/2022
In part 2 of this 2-part episode, James Matera, DO, FACOI, speaks about the infrastructure required for urgent-start peritoneal dialysis (PD) and the urgent-start PD clinical pathway from patient...
05/19/2022
Dialysis
James Matera, DO
Dialysis
04/27/2022
​​​​​​In part 1 of this 2-part episode, James Matera, DO, FACOI, speaks about the role, benefits, and challenges of urgent-start peritoneal dialysis in adults and children with chronic kidney disease...
04/27/2022
Chronic Kidney Disease
James Matera, Do
Chronic Kidney Disease
04/22/2022
In this video, James J. Matera, DO, provides a preview of his session "A Primary Care Approach to CKD Management" at our Practical Updates in Primary Care 2022 Virtual Series on May 12, including the...
04/22/2022
Management
Management
03/31/2022
In this article, James Matera, DO, reviews a case presentation about a patient with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and writes about diagnosing, treating, and managing CKD, as well as advancements in...
03/31/2022