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3rd Annual Renal Symposium & 13th Renal Clinical Conference, January 5-6, 2018

Christian Medical College Vellore

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Innovative and Cost-Effective Treatment of Renal Stones in Remote Areas by the Surgical Services Initiative

Urinary calculi affect about 5-15% of the population in industrialized countries [1]. With ureteric stones of sizes up to 5mm, 71-98% generally pass within a few weeks [2]. The incidence of urinary calculi in industrialized countries ranges from 0.5 to 1.9%. However, in India, the incidence has a wider regional… 

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Intensive glucose control does not prevent renal failure and carries risk of severe hypoglycemia

Aggressive glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes, while improving surrogate markers of kidney disease, has not been proven to reduce the risk of adverse clinically meaningful renal outcomes, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis of 7 clinical trials. Key Point: Tight glycemic targets in patients diagnosed with… 

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Chronic kidney disease underdiagnosed in patients with type 2 diabetes

mdCurrent Conference Report: 72nd Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is significantly underdiagnosed in the population with type 2 diabetes, say investigators who conducted a recent multi-site observational cross-sectional study. This is an especially important finding for Indian physicians and patients, since the International Diabetes… 

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