Kidney Disease

Common Name(s)

Kidney Disease

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Kidney Disease" for support, advocacy or research.

Alport Syndrome Foundation

Our MISSION is to educate and support patients and their families that have been affected by this genetic kidney disease with the goal of funding research to find more effective treatment protocols and a cure for Alport Syndrome.

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2014

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American Association of Kidney Patients

Dedicated to improving the quality of life for kidney patients through education, advocacy and fostering patient communities.

Last Updated: 5 May 2014

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Bardet Biedl Syndrome Family Association

Our Mission: Improve the lives of families affected by BBS through information, support and by advancing research and therapy Our Vision: Effective support, therapy, and treatment for all people affected by Bardet Biedl Syndrome

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2013

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National Kidney Foundation

The National Kidney Foundation, a major voluntary nonprofit health organization, is dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by kidney disease and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation.

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2014

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The Cain Foundation for Branchio-oto-renal Syndrome (BOR)

The CAIN FOUNDATION, a voluntary based Charity. Our mission is to represent the interests of many people affected by Branchio-oto-renal Syndrome and to improve their quality of life by providing support and information related to this Syndrome. We seek to educate both Medical Practitioners and the public by promoting Branchio-oto-renal (BOR) Syndrome awareness. Vision to Educate. Mission to Care.

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2013

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Kidney Disease" for support, advocacy or research.

Alport Syndrome Foundation

Our MISSION is to educate and support patients and their families that have been affected by this genetic kidney disease with the goal of funding research to find more effective treatment protocols and a cure for Alport Syndrome.

http://www.alportsyndrome.org

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2014

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American Association of Kidney Patients

Dedicated to improving the quality of life for kidney patients through education, advocacy and fostering patient communities.

http://www.aakp.org

Last Updated: 5 May 2014

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Bardet Biedl Syndrome Family Association

Our Mission: Improve the lives of families affected by BBS through information, support and by advancing research and therapy Our Vision: Effective support, therapy, and treatment for all people affected by Bardet Biedl Syndrome

http://www.bardetbiedl.org/

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2013

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National Kidney Foundation

The National Kidney Foundation, a major voluntary nonprofit health organization, is dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by kidney disease and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation.

http://www.kidney.org

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2014

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The Cain Foundation for Branchio-oto-renal Syndrome (BOR)

The CAIN FOUNDATION, a voluntary based Charity. Our mission is to represent the interests of many people affected by Branchio-oto-renal Syndrome and to improve their quality of life by providing support and information related to this Syndrome. We seek to educate both Medical Practitioners and the public by promoting Branchio-oto-renal (BOR) Syndrome awareness. Vision to Educate. Mission to Care.

http://www.thecainfoundation.com

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Kidney Disease" returned 3633 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Images in clinical medicine. Lindsay's nails in chronic kidney disease.
 

Author(s): Catherine S Yang, Leslie Robinson-Bostom

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2015 Apr;372(18):1748.

 

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2015

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Renal cancer management in a patient with chronic kidney disease.
 

Author(s): Rodrigo Donalisio Da Silva, Diedra Gustafson, Leticia Nogueira, Wilson R Molina, Fernando J Kim

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2015 Mar;29(3):206-C3.

 

Last Updated: 16 Mar 2015

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Risk of chronic kidney disease in non-obese individuals with clustering of metabolic factors: a longitudinal study.
 

Author(s): Kunihito Nishikawa, Ken Takahashi, Toshio Okutani, Ryoji Yamada, Tsuyoshi Kinaga, Masato Matsumoto, Masayuki Yamamoto

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2015 ;54(4):375-82.

 

The impact of the clustering of metabolic factors on chronic kidney disease (CKD) in non-obese individuals remains unclear.

Last Updated: 9 Mar 2015

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Kidney Disease" returned 957 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Metformin in patients with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Silvio E Inzucchi, Kasia J Lipska, Helen Mayo, Clifford J Bailey, Darren K McGuire

Journal: JAMA. ;312(24):2668-75.

 

Metformin is widely viewed as the best initial pharmacological option to lower glucose concentrations in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. However, the drug is contraindicated in many individuals with impaired kidney function because of concerns of lactic acidosis.

Last Updated: 24 Dec 2014

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[Is folic acid effective for the prevention of cardiovascular events in patients with advanced or terminal chronic kidney disease?].
 

Author(s): José Peña, Juan Carlos Claro

Journal: Rev Med Chil. 2014 May;142(5):636-45.

 

Patients with chronic kidney disease have an increased cardiovascular risk. Several non-traditional factors have been showed to be associated with this risk, including hyperhomocysteinemia. The effects of reducing homocysteine levels with folic acid supplementation have been studied ...

Last Updated: 27 Nov 2014

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Predicting cardiovascular mortality in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients.
 

Author(s): Wenhui Sun, Dahai Liu, Ping Gong, Xiaoyu Shi, Yong Wang, Ping Wang, Weihua Gong

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Cardiovascular mortality in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients is a critical clinical challenge due to poor clinical outcome and increasing prevalence. Nephrologists and transplant specialists need suitable biomarkers to predict the occurrence of cardiovascular events and/or mortality ...

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Efficacy and Safety of Tolvaptan in Subjects With Chronic Kidney Disease Between Late Stage 2 to Early Stage 4 Due to Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Kidney Disease; Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease

 

Last Updated: 20 May 2015

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New Quantitive MRI Parameters in Assessing Kidneys of Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease; Kidney Disease

 

Last Updated: 6 Apr 2015

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Repository Study of Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease

 

Last Updated: 28 Jan 2015

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