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Association of Malnutrition-Inflammation Score with quality of life and mortality in hemodialysis patients: a 5-year prospective cohort study.
BACKGROUND The Malnutrition-Inflammation Score (MIS), an inexpensive and easy-to-assess score of 0 to 30 to examine protein-energy wasting (PEW) and inflammation, includes 7 components of theExpand
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Comparing body composition assessment tests in long-term hemodialysis patients.
BACKGROUND Protein-energy wasting is common in chronic kidney disease and is associated with decreases in body muscle and fat stores and poor outcomes. The accuracy and reliability of field methodsExpand
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Burnt-out diabetes: impact of chronic kidney disease progression on the natural course of diabetes mellitus.
Many individuals with diabetic nephropathy, the leading cause of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the United States, progress to stage 5 of CKD and undergo maintenance dialysis treatment. Recent dataExpand
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Correction to: Use of the KDQOL-36™ for assessment of health-related quality of life among dialysis patients in the United States
Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported an error in Figs. 3 and S3.
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American Dietetic Association and the National Kidney Foundation Standards of Practice and Standards of Professional Performance for Registered Dietitians (generalist, specialty, and advanced) in
The Joint Standards Task Force of the American Dietetic Association Renal Dietitians Dietetic Practice Group and the National Kidney Foundation Council on Renal Nutrition: Deborah Brommage, MS, RD,Expand
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American Dietetic Association and the National Kidney Foundation Standards of Practice and Standards of Professional Performance for registered dietitians (generalist, specialty, and advanced) in
The American Dietetic Association (ADA) Renal Dietitians Practice Group (RPG) and the National Kidney Foundation Council on Renal Nutrition (NKF CRN), under the guidance of the ADA Quality ManagementExpand
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K/DOQI gets to the heart of managing dyslipidemias in patients with CKD.
  • Deborah Benner
  • Medicine
  • Nephrology nursing journal : journal of the…
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There is a wealth of data in the general population regarding interventions to reduce cardiovascular risk. Unfortunately, most of these studies exclude patients with chronic kidney disease. As aExpand
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Use of the KDQOL-36™ for assessment of health-related quality of life among dialysis patients in the United States
BackgroundHealth-related quality of life (HRQOL) is a key outcome for dialysis patients, and its assessment is mandated by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services. The Kidney Disease QualityExpand
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Practices And Opinions On In-Center Food Consumption Across 1,223 Facilities In The United States
In the United States, the practices and opinions of healthcare providers regarding eating on dialysis are unknown. The purpose of this study was to understand healthcare provider opinions andExpand
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Vascular damage and access in CKD