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Wednesday, 01 June 2011

Volume 8, Special Issue 1, Jul-Aug-Sep 2011

Category: Themed Issues
Friday, 07 December 2012

ALBUMIN:CREATININE ASSESSMENT IN CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE AND DIABETES

Category: Back to Basics
Thursday, 21 May 2009

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a multifaceted disease that has several associated complications. Anaemia is one of the most common complications that can develop early in the course of the disease process. It is associated with increased mortality, increased hospitalisation rates, and reduced quality of life. Lower levels of kidney function are associated with lower haemoglobin (Hb) levels and a higher prevalence and severity of anaemia.

Category: Editorial
Thursday, 29 September 2011

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a multifaceted disease that has several associated complications. Anaemia is one of the most common complications that can develop early in the course of the disease process. It is associated with increased mortality, increased hospitalisation rates, and reduced quality of life. Lower levels of kidney function are associated with lower haemoglobin (Hb) levels and a higher prevalence and severity of anaemia.

Category: Editorial
Monday, 23 October 2017

This month’s Back to Basics feature is a useful wallchart showing the five key functions of the kidney which include making balancing salt and water levels, making strong bones, boosting the production of red blood cells, controlling blood pressure and excreting waste from the blood.

Category: Back to Basics
Thursday, 23 June 2016

New data from the EMPA-REG OUTCOME and LEADER trials presented at the recent American Diabetes Association meeting show that the SGLT-2 inhibitor empagliflozin and the GLP-1 receptor analogue liraglutide significantly reduce cardiovascular mortality and cardiovascular events in high-risk type 2 diabetes patients.

Sunday, 06 April 2008
Category: Back to Basics
Friday, 18 December 2009
Category: Back to Basics
Thursday, 21 May 2009

This article will discuss the evidence for the self-management of long-term conditions, with a focus on chronic kidney disease (CKD). Self-management of CKD can include activities to control and manage blood pressure (BP); changes to diet such as reduced salt intake; smoking cessation; and understanding of the action and side-effects of prescribed medicines.

Category: Editorial

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