Chronic kidney disease patients can live longer with a healthy diet. The researchers analyzed seven studies that included over 15,000 chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients. The researchers wanted to evaluate the impact of a healthy diet – fruits, vegetables, fish,… Read More
Protein leakage (proteinuria) in chronic kidney disease can be controlled with new therapy. The therapy was created using Receptor-Heteromer Investigation Technology (Receptor-HIT) developed at The University of Western Australia/Perkins and assigned to Dimerix in 2006.
The trial therapy… Read More
Chronic kidney disease patients can improve organ function with urate-lowering therapy. Chronic kidney disease is the gradual loss of kidney function. Higher levels of uric acid in gout patients can contribute to chronic kidney disease (CKD). Which brings up the… Read More
A renal diet is recommended for patients with renal disease or kidney failure. Kidney failure patients require a specialty diet because as the function of the kidneys diminishes processing certain foods becomes more difficult. Following a diet that is less… Read More
Acute kidney injury, proteinuria, and blood sugar increase the risk of poor renal function in diabetes patients. The researchers looked at 3,679 type 2 diabetics from a de-identified cohort of patients.
Patients were classified into groups based on the following… Read More
Stroke and chronic kidney disease risk increases with Southern-style diet of processed meats and friend foods. The Southern diet is characterized by fried and fatty foods, which by now we know can contribute to poor heart health. Researchers from… Read More
The risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD) increases with age. It affects over 20 million Americans and is more common in patients who already have other conditions, especially those affecting their cardiovascular system. Diabetics, people with high blood pressure, and… Read More
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients may improve their health with simple exercises like walking. Heart disease is a major cause of death among kidney disease patients, and exercise can help reduce the risk of heart disease – and keep the… Read More
In chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, lowering salt intake may benefit heart and kidney health. High salt intake is well known to be associated with worsened heart and kidney health outcomes. Persons with chronic kidney disease may be particularly susceptible… Read More
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) risk in type 2 diabetes patients may be reduced with diet and moderate alcohol intake. The study involved 6,213 patients with type 2 diabetes. After 5.5 years of follow-up, 31.7 percent of patients developed chronic kidney… Read More
Chronic kidney disease is a condition affecting close to 20 million Americans. Kidney specialists (nephrologists) suggest that changing your diet can help protect your kidneys. Diet can also help control other health conditions, such as diabetes and high blood pressure,… Read More
Depression coinciding with chronic kidney disease raises kidney failure risk in older adults. The researchers studied 5,785 people over the age of 65 from four different counties across the U.S. The participants completed questionnaires to uncover depressive symptoms and a… Read More