Natasha Persaud

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Thrice-Weekly Calcimimetic Dosing Feasible for Patients on Hemodialysis With Hyperparathyroidism

Thrice-Weekly Calcimimetic Dosing Feasible for Patients on Hemodialysis With Hyperparathyroidism

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In a study, patients receiving cinacalcet under supervision 3 times per week after dialysis rather than after daily self-administration showed improvement in their parathyroid hormone levels.

Etelcalcetide Found to Increase BMD in Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

Etelcalcetide Found to Increase BMD in Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

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Markers of bone resorption decreased in hemodialysis patients with 6 months of etelcalcetide treatment.

Hypoglycemia Risk May Be Higher With Sulfonylureas in Late-Stage CKD

Hypoglycemia Risk May Be Higher With Sulfonylureas in Late-Stage CKD

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The risk of hypoglycemia is 5 times higher for diabetes patients with stage 4 or 5 chronic kidney disease (CKD) who currently use a sulfonylurea vs metformin.

Men With Infertility At Increased Risk for Health Problems

Men With Infertility At Increased Risk for Health Problems

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Men with infertility had significantly increased risks for diabetes, ischemic heart disease, alcohol abuse, and drug abuse.

Review: Hypogonadism Guidelines Require Updating

Review: Hypogonadism Guidelines Require Updating

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Quality studies are still needed to answer crucial questions about TRT and prostate cancer, cardiovascular risk.

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