Diabetic kidney disease is very difficult to treat, though a new study from Karolinska Institutet has shown promising results in preventing this disease from worsening.
The disease is also referred to as diabetic kidney failure, and is the biggest reason… Read More
The world’s first MRI study of the effect of kidney disease on heart function shows that the necessary dialysis treatments for those with kidney failure can cause heart damage.
Recent research conducted by the University of Nottingham used magnetic resonance… Read More
The CDC will focus their attention on reducing the risk of blood infections during dialysis treatment. Dialysis is used in kidney failure patients when their kidneys are unable to filter the blood. Annually, nearly 37,000 patients develop potentially deadly blood… Read More
Kidney disease patients on dialysis often have impaired HDL cholesterol. Although higher levels of HDL cholesterol are well-known for helping ward off heart disease, the same doesn’t hold true for kidney disease patients on dialysis.
The researchers analyzed blood samples… Read More
Seniors who receive the shingles vaccine with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have a reduced risk of developing shingles – by at least half – compared to those who do not receive the vaccination. The findings also uncovered that protection was… Read More