General Nephrology

Statins protect against CVD, not renal disease

Statin use does not decrease renal-function loss in patients without cardiovascular disease (CVD) or in those at risk for it, but the drug is effective for primary prevention of CVD, a study found.

Creatinine levels in the elderly

Some elderly patients show gradual increases in creatinine even when hypertension, blood glucose levels, etc., are well controlled. When should these patients be…

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