• The Kidney and Glucose

    To date, management of diabetes has focussed on enhanced insulin secretion or sensitivity to the hormone. An emerging strategy enhances renal elimination of glucose from the body by blocking the SGLT2 transporter. This UKidney Wall of Experts addresses questions related the SGLT2 inhibitors, an emerging treatment option.
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  • Dream RCT Initiative

    Welcome the DreamRCT initiative. Below are fantasy trials created by nephrologists from around the world. Please vote on the relevance of the trial. Who knows? Perhaps an investigator will get some inspiration and decide do it!
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  • Arteriovenous fistula stenting: Size matters

    Endovascular stent placement is often necessary to treat stenosis that recurs frequently or demonstrates significant elastic recoil despite adequate angioplasty. This image demonstrates why proper stent sizing matters. Special thanks to Dr. Tushar Vachharajani and The Open Urology & Nephrology Journal.
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  • Hand Pain on Dialysis

    Hand Pain with Dialysis Access: Is it Always Steal Syndrome? Visit this month's Learning From Images (LFI) in Nephrology to find out. LFI is a regular feature on UKidney showcasing clinical pearls through interesting images. Special thanks to Dr. Tushar Vachharajani and The Open Urology & Nephrology Journal.
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  • Are calcium-based phosphate binders obsolete?

    Researchers from the University of Toronto and the University of Alberta add to existing data that calcium-based phosphate binders are harmful compared to binders that do not contain calcium. What is the future of calcium-based phosphate binders?
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  • Iron Deficiency in CKD

    The Anemia Wall of Experts: a Focus on Iron Deficiency in CKD provides expert answers to 7 selected key quetions on this topic. UKidney, in conjuction with the Canadian Society of Nephrology, assembled a faculty of 6 experts to provide answers to these selected questions. Earn CME credits on this accredited program.
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Which drug should be added to an ACE inhibitor or ARB when managing diabetic hypertension?

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