Highlighted: Chronic kidney disease and stroke risk, syphilis in ESRD patients, and how healthy diets may reduce CKD incidence.
Primary care providers are often first to detect chronic kidney disease and essential to help prevent complications. Take our short test on CKD basics.
Lack of knowledge, keeping up with changing management guidelines, and limited time and resources were among reported barriers.
Studies on comorbidities seen with CKD reviewed here examine controlled vs uncontrolled gout, psychiatric diagnoses, and screening for intracranial aneurysm.
The risk for end-stage renal disease in patients with ADPKD is high. What factors increase the risk and how is it best managed? Test yourself.
Three new studies on ADPKD treatment project long-term impact of tolvaptan; reveal potential in an existing drug class; and, report success in slowing comorbid hepatic disease.
Most children with ADPKD remain asymptomatic, but some manifest early and aggressive disease. Try our 6 questions on the new expert guidance on tricky treatment issues.
Find summaries here of 3 recent studies conducted to shed light on difficult issues in the management of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease is the most common form of polycystic renal disease. Find out what you know about ADPKD with this 7-question quiz on epidemiology, diagnosis, and more.
Many kidney disease patients with atrial fibrillation are not treated with anticoagulation, increasing their risk of stroke.