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Hormone could replace insulin for diabetics

 

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ASH: Erythropoietin levels generally elevated in elderly individuals with anemia of unknown etiology

 as presented at the 55th Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Society of Hematology According to investigators at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, erythropoietin (EPO) levels are generally elevated in elderly individuals with anemia of unknown etiology (AUE), but remain inappropriately low when compared to anemia of other etiologies, suggesting either […]

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Radioimmunotherapy expected to make HIV curable

US researchers may have come a step closer to finding a possible cure for AIDS: using radioimmunotherapy, they were able to destroy HIV-infected cells in blood samples of patients who had been treated with a highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). The research results were presented at the Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North […]

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Renal Insulin Resistance Syndrome, Adiponectin and Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Kidney Disease

Renal Insulin Resistance Syndrome, Adiponectin and Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Kidney Disease

From JASN The relationship among insulin resistance, adiponectin, and cardiovascular (CV) morbidity in patients with mild and moderate kidney disease was investigated. Insulin sensitivity (Homeostasis Model Assessment of Insulin Resistance [HOMA-IR]) and adiponectin plasma levels were assessed in 227 nondiabetic renal patients at different degrees of renal dysfunction and in 76 healthy subjects of similar […]

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Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study: Baseline Characteristics and Associations with Kidney Function

Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study: Baseline Characteristics and Associations with Kidney Function

Complete Study at CJASN Background and objectives: The Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study was established to examine risk factors for the progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) in patients with CKD. We examined baseline demographic and clinical characteristics. Design, setting, participants, & measurements: Seven clinical centers recruited adults who were […]

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Renal Failure Patients… What They Can & Can’t Eat

Renal Failure Patients… What They Can & Can’t Eat

It is essential for Renal Failure Patients to adhere and stick to their treating doctor and renal dietitian’s advice and instructions in all aspects of the disease, especially when it comes to what they can and can’t or shouldn’t eat. There is no general renal diet to be followed by all renal failure patients; every […]

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