• Retinopathy linked to CKD and ESKD risk factors, suggesting underlying mechanism

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Patients with retinopathy had a higher prevalence of kidney disease and exhibited greater risk for incident chronic kidney disease, end-stage kidney disease and coronary heart disease, according to results published in Kidney Medicine.
    Researchers noted that the association implies the existence of similar pathological mechanisms underlying retinopathy and other diabetes outcomes. Also, the findings “might suggest that prevention and early diagnosis of microvascular disease could improve other clinical outcomes in diabetes,” Jingyao Hong, MHS, of the department of epidemiology at
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