Clinical Insights

Peripheral Artery Disease
Peripheral Artery Disease
09/20/2022
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,...
09/20/2022
bariatric surgery
Ricardo Cohen, MD
bariatric surgery
09/10/2022
Ricardo Cohen, MD, 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...
09/10/2022
Fractures
Fractures
08/18/2022
Consultant360 spoke with Karen Hansen, MD, whose study suggests that parathyroid hormone may be an independent predictor of fractures, vascular events, and mortality in some patients with chronic kidney...
08/18/2022
Nutrition
Shivam Joshi, MD
Nutrition
08/12/2022
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...
08/12/2022
Commentary
Commentary
07/29/2022
In this flashback commentary, Dr James Matera from CentraState Medical Center reflects on a case report published in the 1990 issue of Consultant.
07/29/2022
Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease
07/12/2022
James J. Matera, DO, explains the importance of treating hyperkalemia – a common occurrence in patients with chronic kidney disease – in the context of comorbid cardiometabolic disease.
07/12/2022
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
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
Management
James Matera, DO
Management
05/13/2022
In this video, James J. Matera, DO, speaks about the take-home messages from his session "A Primary Care Approach to CKD Management" at our Practical Updates in Primary Care 2022 Virtual Series, including...
05/13/2022
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