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Case In Point
Case In Point
07/19/2022
An unresponsive 47-year-old woman with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes was brought to the emergency department because of a hypoglycemic episode. After her mental status had improved following administration...
07/19/2022
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
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
03/13/2022
A 66-year-old African American woman with a history of type 2 diabetes, stage 4 chronic kidney disease (CKD), hypertension, heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, and gout presented with a chief...
03/13/2022

Interactive Features

Renal Function
Renal Function
09/17/2018
Nearly half of patients with ESRD who undergo a lower extremity amputation die within how many years of amputation?
09/17/2018
Diabetes
Diabetes
01/21/2017
Experts believe that the pharmacologic treatment of choice for patients with diabetic or hypertensive proteinuria is an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor.
01/21/2017

Clinical Insights

estimated glomerular filtration rate
estimated glomerular filtration rate
02/16/2022
In this podcast, Santosh L Saraf, MD, discusses his recent study which examined the decline of estimated glomerular filtration rate in patients with sickle cell disease as an indicator of kidney disease...
02/16/2022
Nutrition
Dr. James Matera
Nutrition
Kidney Failure
Dr James Matera
Kidney Failure
Kidney Disease
Kidney Disease
03/07/2018
Approximately 14% of people in the United States have some stage of kidney disease.
03/07/2018