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FLOW Trial Fortifies Semaglutide's Role in Chronic Kidney Disease and Type 2 Diabetes

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mg reduced major kidney disease events and slowed eGFR decline in patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease, according to the FLOW trial. Semaglutide 1.0

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Diagnosis of Crohn’s Disease Linked to Chronic Kidney Disease Risk

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A diagnosis of chronic kidney disease was approximately 3-times more likely in Crohn's disease than in ulcerative colitis.

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Clinical Quiz: Protein and Energy Intake in Chronic Kidney Disease from KDOQI Guidelines

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Check out this quiz on the NKF's KDOQI recommendations on nutrition in chronic kidney disease, with a focus on their guidance for protein and energy intake!

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Obesity Associated With Renal Function Decline, Kidney Disease Risk

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Obesity was linked to an increased risk of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis and hypertensive nephropathy, with further analysis revealing its impact on the risk of developing end-stage kidney disease.

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International Consensus Statement Calls for Prioritization of Kidney Disease by the WHO

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The consensus calls for the recognition of kidney disease as a major non-communicable disease driver of premature mortality by the World Health Organization.

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IgAN, Kidney Disease Common Among Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Findings from the retrospective cohort study suggest an increased prevalence of advanced kidney disease among individuals with Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis.

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APOL1-mediated monovalent cation transport contributes to APOL1-mediated podocytopathy in kidney disease

Journal of Clinical Investigation - Cardiology

Two coding variants of apolipoprotein L1 (APOL1), called G1 and G2, explain much of the excess risk of kidney disease in African Americans. While various cytotoxic phenotypes have been reported in experimental models, the proximal mechanism by which G1 and G2 cause kidney disease is poorly understood.