Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

AKI common in hospitalized patients with COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Acute kidney injury (AKI) is common in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 and is associated with increased in-hospital mortality, according to a study published online Sept. 3 in the Journal of the American ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lifestyle choices can reduce the risk of kidney disease

Active lifestyle choices such as eating vegetables, exercising and quitting smoking can reduce the risk of chronic kidney disease, a new study from Australian and Swedish researchers has found.

Medications

ADA updates guideline for pharmacotherapy of T2DM

(HealthDay)—In a 2020 American Diabetes Association clinical guideline, published online Sept. 1 in the Annals of Internal Medicine, recommendations are presented for the pharmacologic treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes.

Medications

SGLT2 inhibitors can slow progression of chronic kidney disease

Worldwide, 850 million people are affected by chronic kidney disease (CKD)—a worrying figure, and one that continues to rise. Treatment options for patients with CKD are multiple and often determined by the etiology of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Guideline updated for nutrition in chronic kidney disease

(HealthDay)—The National Kidney Foundation and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics have updated the clinical practice guideline for nutrition in chronic kidney disease (CKD); the 2020 update was published as a supplement ...

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