Albuminuria News and Research

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Albuminuria also called proteinuria or urine albumin—is a condition in which urine contains an abnormal amount of protein. Albumin is the main protein in the blood. Proteins are the building blocks for all body parts, including muscles, bones, hair, and nails. Proteins in the blood also perform a number of important functions. They protect the body from infection, help blood clot, and keep the right amount of fluid circulating throughout the body.

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CUBN gene mutation linked with albuminuria in individuals with or without diabetes

CUBN gene mutation linked with albuminuria in individuals with or without diabetes

Combination therapy may reduce albuminuria in patients with type 2 diabetes: Study

Combination therapy may reduce albuminuria in patients with type 2 diabetes: Study

Presence of albumin in urine predicts cognitive decline: Study

Presence of albumin in urine predicts cognitive decline: Study

Chromium picolinate may cure inflammation associated with diabetic nephropathy: Research

Chromium picolinate may cure inflammation associated with diabetic nephropathy: Research

Focused health actions may promote optimal food consumption behaviour, intense physical activity pattern

Focused health actions may promote optimal food consumption behaviour, intense physical activity pattern

Study identifies four genetic variants associated with ESRD disease in Chinese diabetic patients

Study identifies four genetic variants associated with ESRD disease in Chinese diabetic patients

Strategies for AKI prevention are possible, study results suggest

Strategies for AKI prevention are possible, study results suggest

Proteinuria screening identifies risk for kidney disease progression

Proteinuria screening identifies risk for kidney disease progression

Insights into complex interrelationships between heart and kidneys

Insights into complex interrelationships between heart and kidneys

European Congress of Nephrology unveils results of various clinical trials

European Congress of Nephrology unveils results of various clinical trials

Study highlights importance of individualized, patient-centered therapies

Study highlights importance of individualized, patient-centered therapies

Tests of kidney function, damage predict risk of death from cardiovascular diseases: Study

Tests of kidney function, damage predict risk of death from cardiovascular diseases: Study

Majority of patients who appear healthy may be at risk for cardiovascular disease

Majority of patients who appear healthy may be at risk for cardiovascular disease

ACCORD Lipid trial: New research into atherogenic dyslipidemia in type 2 diabetes

ACCORD Lipid trial: New research into atherogenic dyslipidemia in type 2 diabetes

Scientists to get funding from The European Research Council

Scientists to get funding from The European Research Council

ERC funds DiaDrug project to study the link between insulin resistance and albuminuria

ERC funds DiaDrug project to study the link between insulin resistance and albuminuria

Combining two common medical tests provides new way to screen for serious kidney disease

Combining two common medical tests provides new way to screen for serious kidney disease

Avosentan shows prmoise for diabetic kidney disease

Avosentan shows prmoise for diabetic kidney disease

Drinking lots of soda raises risk for early kidney disease in women

Drinking lots of soda raises risk for early kidney disease in women

Variations of MYH9 gene help explain high rate of kidney disease in African Americans

Variations of MYH9 gene help explain high rate of kidney disease in African Americans