In the Media Tag: Csaba P. Kovesdy

5 Things to Know About Hyperkalemia for National Kidney Month

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If you have kidney disease, however, your kidneys may not remove any excess potassium from your body, resulting in hyperkalemia. Even a diet containing an average amount of potassium can cause hyperkalemia among people with kidney disease. “The kidneys play a crucial role in maintaining a normal potassium balance by adjusting the amount of potassium… Read More

Relatively high proportion’ of patients with diabetes experience rapid CKD progression

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Approximately 10% to 17% of patients with type 2 diabetes and newly identified chronic kidney disease had their condition worsen within 2 years, according to a study published in the Clinical Kidney Journal. “A relatively high proportion of patients were observed with disease progression over a short period of time, highlighting the need for better identification of… Read More

Diabetic, Non-Diabetic ESRD Patients at High Risk for Hypoglycemia

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Aidar R. Gosmanov, MD, Elvira O. Gosmanova, MD, and Csaba P. Kovesdy, MD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, detailed approaches to hypoglycemia evaluation and management in ESRD patients.

Blacks’ Higher Death Rates May Be Linked to Healthcare Barriers

The study, led by Csaba P. Kovesdy, MD, of the Memphis VA Medical Center and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, included 2,525,525 white and 547,441 black patients with normal kidney function receiving care in the VA healthcare system.