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Nephrologists Debate Uses of Estimated Kidney Function

A routinely available laboratory result called the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) provides a simple indicator of kidney function and may increase early diagnoses of chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, widespread use of eGFR for this purpose may have inherent flaws and dangers—including a risk that large numbers of elderly …

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Gum Disease Tied To Diabetes Risk

Now we can add gum disease to the list of medical problems that people with diabetes are at risk for. Dentists should be added to the diabetes team, so when diabetic patients are sitting in the dentists chair, your dentist can help in the education process.

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