Practitioners who measure only urinary protein-to-creatinine ratio may be able to use a new albumin-to-creatinine ratio estimating equation to diagnose and manage kidney disease.
Clinicians should consider whether a race correction will relieve or exacerbate inequities, according to editorialists.
Global CKD mortality increased 41.5% from 1990 to 2017, researchers reported.
The incidence of distant metastatic prostate cancer increased gradually over 2010 to 2015, investigators reported.
The study expands on prior research by incorporating a larger more diverse CKD/ESRD population followed over a longer period, and it adjusted for several important confounders, such as kidney transplant status.
If confirmed, findings from 2 new studies would have important clinical implications for phosphate intake in the general population.