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Higher dietary protein intake linked to increased mortality, ESRD risk for patients with CKD

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Data presented at ASN Kidney Week suggested higher dietary protein intake is associated with increased risk for all-cause mortality and ESRD in patients with chronic kidney disease, with researchers also observing a decline in dietary protein intake with progressive loss of kidney function. “Protein energy wasting is common in patients with CKD, but the trajectory… Read More


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EHR use improves diabetes outcomes for ‘high cohesion’ primary care teams

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“Through the Meaningful Use incentive payment program, the federal government has invested substantially in promoting the widespread use of EHRs,” Ilana Graetz, PhD, assistant professor of health services and policy research at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, told Endocrine Today.