Clinical Insights

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
health care trends
health care trends
02/22/2022
In a recent study, researchers examined how chronic kidney disease care differed among patients of different races and ethnicities. Lead study author Chi Chu, MD, MAS, answered our questions on his team’s...
02/22/2022
bariatric surgery
Ricardo Cohen, MD
bariatric surgery
02/17/2022
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...
02/17/2022
Kidney Disease
Kidney Disease
01/31/2022
James J. Matera, DO, from CentraState Medical Center in New Jersey, and Jamie Miller, MS, RD, from Saint Barnabas Medical Center in New Jersey, discuss key dietary needs among patients with chronic kidney...
01/31/2022
Diagnosis
Diagnosis
11/26/2021
In this Q&A, Ping Liu, PhD, and Pietro Ravani, MD, PhD, answer our questions about the diagnosis and management of chronic kidney disease and discuss how the current definition of CKD does not consider...
11/26/2021
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