New Diagnostic Tool Diagnoses Early Chronic Kidney Disease and Stops Progression

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Researchers have developed a new test that could diagnose early chronic kidney disease in patients with type 2 diabetes. This novel method, published in AACC’s Clinical Chemistry journal, could improve quality of life for diabetic patients by potentially catching chronic kidney disease in time to stop its progression to full-blownRead …

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Jeffrey Bland PhD on a Personalized Approach to Kidney Disease

Jeff Bland

Did you know that the average life expectancy for someone on kidney dialysis is five years? If you didn’t, you are not alone. Editor and integrative medicine expert Jeffrey Bland, PhD wrote in a recent opinion column in Integrative Medicine, a Clinician’s Journal he was dismayed to learn this factRead …

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Serum Bilirubin Concentrations and Chronic Kidney Disease

  Introduction The association between serum bilirubin concentrations and CKD is controversial and conflicting studies show opposing results. This study as presented in the slideshow, shows that higher serum direct bilirubin levels were significantly associated with a lower risk of the development of CKD, even when considering a variety of

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