Tag: renal impairment

Finerenone Cuts CV Risk in T2D Across CKD Spectrum

New data on using the nonsteroidal mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist (MRA) finerenone to treat patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease did more than...

Building a Better Predictive Model for Progression to Kidney Failure

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A new risk equation can accurately estimate the risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD) progressing to end-stage kidney disease (ESKD),...

Benefits of SGLT2 Inhibitors Seen Across Patient Subgroups

Two different SGLT2 inhibitors produced broadly consistent beneficial effects across a spectrum of patients in two recent pivotal trials: one that enrolled patients with heart...

Researchers Propose Efficiency Metrics for Living Kidney Donor Evaluations

(Reuters Health) – Certain process and outcome indicators can help measure how efficiently transplant centers evaluate living kidney donors, according to a report in the...

Racial, Ethnic Disparities in Predialysis Care Stagnant Last 10 Yrs

(Reuters Health) – Racial and ethnic disparities in predialysis nephrology care in the United States did not improve over the course of a decade, a...

Predicted Albumin-Creatinine Ratio Performs Well for CKD Screening, Staging, and Prognosis

(Reuters Health) – Researchers with the Chronic Kidney Disease Prognosis Consortium have developed equations to predict urine albumin-creatinine ratio (ACR) from urine protein-creatinine ratio (PCR)...