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News: Consultant 360 Metabolic Disease Articles November 2017

New Metabolic Disease Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360

Sodium Restriction vs Diuretics: Which Option Is Best For Advanced CKD?

Fluid overload and salt-sensitive hypertension are common with advanced chronic kidney disease and are associated with worse outcomes.

Exercise, Weight Loss Improves Cerebral Blood Flow

In a recent study, researchers investigated whether a lifestyle intervention that incorporated weight loss and physical activity was associated with improved cerebral blood among individuals with type 2 diabetes and obesity.

Even Slightly Elevated hs-cTnT Levels Associated With Mortality Risk

While high-sensitivity cardiac troponin levels can be used as a biomarker for myocardial infarction, their potential for predicting outcomes among patients with chest pain without any underlying medical condition is not well established.

Low Kidney Function Linked to ASCVD Risk

In a recent study, researchers investigated whether mildly reduced kidney function affected 10-year ASCVD risk among participants with unmedicated hypertension.

Novel LDL-C Estimation Superior to Standard Method

In a recent study, researchers hypothesized that the adaptability of the novel method could make it more accurate among non-fasting patients.