CME articles from Renal & Urology News


Renal & Urology News, a monthly publication that reports on clinical news for both nephrologists and urologists, delivers high-quality CME articles with each monthly issue. See below for a list of CME articles from Renal & Urology News available on myCME.com. Click here to visit the Renal & Urology News website.





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Smoking May Increase CKD Risk in African Americans

New findings show that current smokers had an 83% higher incidence of rapid renal function decline compared with never smokers.

CKD Progression After Acute Kidney Injury Characterized

Male gender, diabetes, and renal function decline at 90 days implicated as risk factors; patients rarely progress to end-stage renal disease.

High Sodium Intake May Up CVD Risk in CKD Patients

CKD patients with daily sodium above 4,548 mg may help protect their cardiovascular health by reducing sodium in their diets, researchers suggested.

Fluid Overload at RRT Initiation Ups AKI Patients' Long-Term Mortality

Japanese study demonstrates a 2-fold increased risk of death from any cause.

Hyperkalemia More Likely in Sicker Elderly Patients

As elderly patients age, the number of drugs they take that may cause hyperkalemia increases.