Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is a long-standing complication of diabetes caused by accumulating injury to the glomerular microvasculature of the kidneys. DN is frequently asymptomatic, particularly in early stages, but can be detected using annual kidney-function and albuminuria tests.
The CDC has issued its Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, United States, 2015-2016 Influenza Season. The report is an update to the Advisory Committee's 2014-2015 recommendations.
Chia seed compounds represent a healthy and tasty way to boost beneficial fatty acids and fiber.
A drug commonly used to treat hyperkalemia has the potential to damage the GI mucosa, especially in surgical patients or patients with end-stage renal disease.