Diabetes

Tryptophan may be marker for diabetic nephropathy

(HealthDay)—For patients with diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD), a lower level of tryptophan (Trp) is associated with rapid decline in estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), according to a study published ...

Health

ASN: insufficient sleep might increase risk of kidney disease

(HealthDay)—Lack of sleep may be a gateway to chronic kidney disease, at least for women, a new study suggests. The results of the study are scheduled to be presented at the American Society of Nephrology's Kidney Week ...

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