Chronic Kidney Disease

Resource Center

Featured

Commentary
Commentary
07/29/2022
In this flashback commentary, Dr James Matera from CentraState Medical Center reflects on a case report published in the 1990 issue of Consultant.
07/29/2022
Management
Management
07/25/2022
Controversies exist in the management of chronic kidney disease and comorbidities. Do you think the currently available clinical practice guidelines sufficiently address these controversies?
07/25/2022
Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease
07/12/2022
James J. Matera, DO, explains the importance of treating hyperkalemia – a common occurrence in patients with chronic kidney disease – in the context of comorbid cardiometabolic disease.
07/12/2022

Interactive Features

Management
Management
07/25/2022
Controversies exist in the management of chronic kidney disease and comorbidities. Do you think the currently available clinical practice guidelines sufficiently address these controversies?
07/25/2022
Cardiometabolic risk
Cardiometabolic risk
06/30/2022
In part 1 of our “Test Your Knowledge” series, Michael Bloch, MD, asks you to pick the patient vignette that best defines resistant hypertension as defined by the ACC/AHA.
06/30/2022
Health Outcomes
Health Outcomes
03/27/2022
If a patient presents with a GFR category G3a and a persistent albuminuria category of A2, to which risk category does he or she belong? Test your knowledge with our latest pop quiz!
03/27/2022
Nutrition
doctor talking with woman patient
Nutrition
12/25/2021
New research has suggested that a higher intake of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids may reduce mortality risk among patients with chronic kidney disease. Based on this new data, would you start...
12/25/2021
Heart failure
Heart failure
11/02/2021
In FIGARO-DKD, the primary outcome measure is a composite of death from cardiovascular causes, nonfatal myocardial infarction, nonfatal stroke, or hospitalization for heart failure. Of these outcomes, do...
11/02/2021

Clinical Insights

Commentary
Commentary
07/29/2022
In this flashback commentary, Dr James Matera from CentraState Medical Center reflects on a case report published in the 1990 issue of Consultant.
07/29/2022
Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease
07/12/2022
James J. Matera, DO, explains the importance of treating hyperkalemia – a common occurrence in patients with chronic kidney disease – in the context of comorbid cardiometabolic disease.
07/12/2022
Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease
06/21/2022
Dr Matera discusses common concerns and questions patients with chronic kidney disease ask their physicians, as well as the importance of collaboration between nephrologists and primary care physicians in...
06/21/2022
Dialysis
James Matera, DO
Dialysis
05/19/2022
In part 2 of this 2-part episode, James Matera, DO, FACOI, speaks about the infrastructure required for urgent-start peritoneal dialysis (PD) and the urgent-start PD clinical pathway from patient...
05/19/2022
Management
James Matera, DO
Management
05/13/2022
In this video, James J. Matera, DO, speaks about the take-home messages from his session "A Primary Care Approach to CKD Management" at our Practical Updates in Primary Care 2022 Virtual Series on May 12,...
05/13/2022