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Elevated Protein Level Increases Blacks’ Risk of Kidney Disease

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suPAR Protein Levels Impact CKD Risk With APOL1 Variants

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May 2017 Briefing - Nephrology

June 01, 2017. The Monthly Journal Summary is a single article covering the most important journal articles published in the previous 30 days.


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R. Zein, Pharm D. Diabetes has become the most common single cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in the United States and worldwide. This is due to the fact that diabetes, in particular type 2 diabetes, is increasing in prevalence and patients with diabetes are living longer. Diabetes has become the most common single…


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Post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis

By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.

Post streptococcal glomerulonephritis (PSGN) is an uncommon complication of either a streptococcal throat or a streptococcal skin infection. PSGN involves…

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RE: Aspirin Use as Treatment in Colorectal Cancer: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

By Jeffrey A. Gordon, M.D.

Thank you for reading my article.  Interesting theory.  Lots of research is ongoing to figure out the many ways aspirin does it magic.

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