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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a health condition that involves reduced function of the kidneys. There are various causes of reduced kidney function and the severity of the condition can vary greatly.
Primary care physicians’ perceptions of barriers to chronic kidney disease management

Primary care physicians’ perceptions of barriers to chronic kidney disease management

Millions of diabetes patients are missing out on Medicare’s nutrition help

Millions of diabetes patients are missing out on Medicare’s nutrition help

LDL cholesterol levels should be lowered as much as possible to prevent cardiovascular risk

LDL cholesterol levels should be lowered as much as possible to prevent cardiovascular risk

Research reveals family perceptions of end-of-life care for patients with advanced CKD

Research reveals family perceptions of end-of-life care for patients with advanced CKD

Gout patients have higher risk of advanced kidney disease, study finds

Gout patients have higher risk of advanced kidney disease, study finds

MUSC researchers narrow down risk of preeclampsia to a specific phenotype

MUSC researchers narrow down risk of preeclampsia to a specific phenotype

French organ transplant centers more likely to accept kidneys discarded in the United States

French organ transplant centers more likely to accept kidneys discarded in the United States

Public health officials unprepared for magnitude of heat waves and climate-related diseases

Public health officials unprepared for magnitude of heat waves and climate-related diseases

Study finds increase in Medicaid-covered preemptive kidney transplants after Medicaid expansion

Study finds increase in Medicaid-covered preemptive kidney transplants after Medicaid expansion

Scientists demonstrate an in vitro kidney model

Scientists demonstrate an in vitro kidney model

Assessing blood flow is key to early detection, treatment for patients with critical limb ischemia

Assessing blood flow is key to early detection, treatment for patients with critical limb ischemia

Internet may help diagnose people with rare disorders

Internet may help diagnose people with rare disorders

Company expands development plans for drugs which slow progression to dialysis

Company expands development plans for drugs which slow progression to dialysis

Fungus used in traditional medicine could slow neuron loss in ALS

Fungus used in traditional medicine could slow neuron loss in ALS

Bordeaux University Hospital uses 3D printing to improve kidney tumor removal surgery

Bordeaux University Hospital uses 3D printing to improve kidney tumor removal surgery

Research highlights persistent gaps in quality of care for patients with chronic kidney disease

Research highlights persistent gaps in quality of care for patients with chronic kidney disease

Caffeine may cause problems for individuals with anxiety disorder

Caffeine may cause problems for individuals with anxiety disorder

Chronic kidney disease patients are excluded from clinical trials

Chronic kidney disease patients are excluded from clinical trials

Experts explain what happens after hip fracture in older adults

Experts explain what happens after hip fracture in older adults

Low dose of endotoxin could have protective effect on men at risk of acute kidney injury

Low dose of endotoxin could have protective effect on men at risk of acute kidney injury