Chronic Kidney Disease

The AJMC® Chronic Kidney Disease compendium is a comprehensive resource for clinical news and expert insights on the condition and treatment of loss of kidney function.

Study Reveals Concerns Over High Protein Intake in Elderly Patients With CKD

January 20th 2022, 10:15pm


More nutritional care may be needed for elderly patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who are ingesting higher-than-recommended amounts of protein, investigators concluded.

Study: Which AI Model Is the Best at Detecting Early-Stage CKD?

January 19th 2022, 4:34pm


A study comparing 4 different artificial intelligence (AI) models found that some models were better than others at detecting early-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD), when patients do not experience visible symptoms.

Study: New Policies Are Needed to Address Global CKD Disparities

January 11th 2022, 8:15pm


Investigators offered insight into disparities between countries regarding chronic kidney disease burden and suggestions on how those disparities can be addressed.

Apixaban Cuts Recurrent Venous Thromboembolism Risk in CKD Better Than Warfarin

January 9th 2022, 4:30pm


Risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and VTE was significantly reduced in those who were treated with apixaban vs warfarin, investigators concluded.

Review: Greater Focus on Targeting Insulin Resistance in Patients With CKD May Be Needed

January 7th 2022, 5:32pm


Insulin resistance may become a future target of treatment in the chronic kidney disease (CKD) population because of the several mechanisms in patients that contribute to increasing resistance, authors of a review concluded.

Focus Group Expresses Needs, Wants for a Mobile CKD Management App

December 30th 2021, 2:41pm


A focus group consisting of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) as well as CKD providers and researchers shared what they deem necessary and helpful to include in future mobile CKD management applications.

Top 5 Most-Read Chronic Kidney Disease Articles of 2021

December 23rd 2021, 2:45pm


The top 5 most-read chronic kidney disease stories of 2021 on significantly focused on aiding physicians with determining patient risk of developing the disease or experiencing renal complications.

Study: Pulse Pressure Could Serve as Predictive Marker for CKD Progression

December 21st 2021, 2:15pm


Pulse pressure was found to have a significant association with chronic kidney disease (CKD), indicating that changes in pulse pressure could serve as a predictive marker for disease progression.

Dialysis Modality Influenced Degree of Pandemic-Related Psychological Distress in Patients With CKD

December 17th 2021, 9:00pm


Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) undergoing hemodialysis experienced a greater degree of psychological distress during the COVID-19 pandemic compared with patients treated with peritoneal dialysis, investigators found.

Acute Kidney Injury Episodes Led to Significant Impacts on Physical, Emotional Health

December 13th 2021, 8:00pm


Patients who have experienced acute kidney injury (AKI) reported experiencing significant impacts on aspects of their physical and emotional health, demonstrating the different ways that AKI episodes influence patients’ health-related quality of life.