• Biomarker test helps detect progression of kidney disease in patients with diabetes

    8 days ago - By Healio

    A test that incorporates plasma biomarkers was successful in predicting kidney function decline in patients with type 2 diabetes, a speaker reported.
    Researchers evaluated the clinical utility of KidneyIntelX among primary care physicians in the management of diabetic kidney disease vs. standard clinical evaluation tools, such as albuminuria, eGFR, age and blood pressure.
    “In today's world, where comorbidities associated with diabetes are on the rise, if a simple test can enable early intervention to prevent progression of kidney disease, patients and physicians can be more
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  • Parkinson's, cancer, type 2 diabetes share a key element that drives disease

    Parkinson's, cancer, type 2 diabetes share a key element that drives disease

    8 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Researchers have discovered a direct link between a master sensor of cell stress and a protein that protects the power stations of cells. The same pathway is also tied to type 2 diabetes and cancer, which could open a new avenue for treating all three diseases.
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