Tag Archive: ESRD

Aug 08

In a large population of patients being treated for hypertension, those who attained blood–pressure (BP)

In a large population of patients being treated for hypertension, those who attained blood–pressure (BP) levels above or below an optimal range had increased odds of dying or developing end-stage renal disease (ESRD) during a three–to five–year follow–up. The study is published in the August 12 issue of the Journal of the American College of …

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May 04

Long–term results from the Study of Heart and Renal Protection (SHARP)

Long–term results from the Study of Heart and Renal Protection (SHARP) have shown that for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), lowering LDL cholesterol with a combination of simvastatin and ezetimibe may not curb the progression of kidney disease to end–stage renal disease (ESRD). The findings are published May 1 in the Journal of the …

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