Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New strategy may help prevent kidney failure in patients with diabetes

A new strategy may help halt the progression of kidney disease in patients with diabetes. The approach, which is highlighted in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), addresses a common ...

Diabetes

Measures of glucose and its variability are inter-related

(HealthDay)—Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) and glycated albumin (GA) are inter-related and correlate with retinopathy and nephropathy, while only HbA1c correlates with cardiovascular disease, according to a study published online ...

Diabetes

Urinary proteomics aids early ID of diabetic nephropathy

(HealthDay) -- A biomarker classifier in urine can allow early detection of progression to diabetic nephropathy years before onset of macroalbuminuria, according to a study published online Aug. 7 in Diabetes.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Autoimmune drug may help prevent kidney disease caused by diabetes

A drug currently used to treat autoimmune disease may also help prevent the kidney-damaging effects of diabetes, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). ...

Diabetes

Skin intrinsic fluorescence tied to coronary artery disease

(HealthDay) -- Skin intrinsic fluorescence (SIF) is significantly associated with coronary artery disease (CAD) in middle-aged adults with a long duration of type 1 diabetes, according to a study published online July 30 ...

Surgery

ASMBS: bariatric surgery helps resolve diabetic nephropathy

(HealthDay) -- For patients with diabetes who undergo bariatric surgery there is a significant long-term improvement in diabetic nephropathy, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for ...

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