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Vigilance for Kidney Problems Key for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Vigilance for Kidney Problems Key for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

MULTIMEDIA ALERT: Mayo Clinic study finds rheumatoid arthritis patients at higher risk of kidney disease ROCHESTER, Minn. — Rheumatoid arthritis patients are likelier than the average person to develop chronic kidney disease, and more severe inflammation in the first year of rheumatoid arthritis, corticosteroid use, high blood pressure and obesity are [...]

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Matteson what patients can do kidney disease and RA (:41)

Eric Matteson, M.D., rheumatology chair at Mayo in Rochester, describes a study that found rheumatoid arthritis patients are likelier than the average person to develop chronic kidney disease, and more severe inflammation in the first year of rheumatoid arthritis, corticosteroid use, high blood pressure and obesity are among the risk [...]

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Matteson guidelines for detecting kidney disease in RA (:39)

Eric Matteson, M.D., rheumatology chair at Mayo in Rochester, describes a study that found rheumatoid arthritis patients are likelier than the average person to develop chronic kidney disease, and more severe inflammation in the first year of rheumatoid arthritis, corticosteroid use, high blood pressure and obesity are among the risk [...]

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Matteson more research planned (:13)

Eric Matteson, M.D., rheumatology chair at Mayo in Rochester, describes a study that found rheumatoid arthritis patients are likelier than the average person to develop chronic kidney disease, and more severe inflammation in the first year of rheumatoid arthritis, corticosteroid use, high blood pressure and obesity are among the risk [...]

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Matteson Detecting kidney disease (:39)

Eric Matteson, M.D., rheumatology chair at Mayo in Rochester, describes a study that found rheumatoid arthritis patients are likelier than the average person to develop chronic kidney disease, and more severe inflammation in the first year of rheumatoid arthritis, corticosteroid use, high blood pressure and obesity are among the risk [...]

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Matteson what study found (:27)

Eric Matteson, M.D., rheumatology chair at Mayo in Rochester, describes a study that found rheumatoid arthritis patients are likelier than the average person to develop chronic kidney disease, and more severe inflammation in the first year of rheumatoid arthritis, corticosteroid use, high blood pressure and obesity are among the risk [...]

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Zebrafish Discovery May Shed Light on Human Kidney Function

Zebrafish Discovery May Shed Light on Human Kidney Function

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 19, 2014 — Researchers say the discovery of how sodium ions pass through the gill of a zebrafish may be a clue to understanding a key function in the human kidney. The findings from a collaboration between Mayo Clinic and the Tokyo Institute of Technology appear [...]

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Mayo Clinic-led Consortium Identifies Promising Treatment for Inherited Form of Kidney Disease

Mayo Clinic-led Consortium Identifies Promising Treatment for Inherited Form of Kidney Disease

SAN DIEGO — A drug therapy shows promise for treating an inherited form of kidney disease called autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), Mayo Clinic researchers say. The medication, tolvaptan, slowed the pace of kidney cyst growth over the three years of the study. The phase three clinical trial results [...]

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