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(HealthDay)—Home diabetes regimens partially explain the increased risk of having a hypoglycemia event during hospitalization among older African-American men with diabetes, according to a study published ...
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No matter what else is happening in his life, David Anderson knows he cannot go far from the dialysis machine that sustains him.
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A collaborative team of physician-scientists at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute has developed a new evidence-based, clinical algorithm to help physicians treat ...
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Study finds tailored diabetes education programs can benefit African, Latin American women who are higher risk
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Haemodialysis works for reducing dabigatran levels: Implications for urgent use during bleeding or surgery
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Children on dialysis who have anemia and who require high doses of drugs to treat it have an increased risk of dying prematurely, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of ...
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Nephropathy refers to damage to or disease of the kidney. An older term for this is nephrosis.
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