Medical Education

Nutrition Management and Hyperphosphataemia

Balancing phosphate levels and protein intake in dialysis dependent CKD patients is a significant challenge.[1] Impaired renal phosphate excretion and high protein dietary requirements frequently lead to hyperphosphatemia, which negatively impacts patients’ mineral bone health.[2] The growing elderly dialysis population is particularly challenging to manage due to its additional nutritional…

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Date of publication:
October 12, 2017

Medical Education

What is the Right Vitamin D Target Level?

Vitamin D metabolism is central to the endocrine regulation of calcium and phosphorus homeostasis and its deficiency can result in serious morbidity including secondary hyperparathyroidism and fractures[1]. This downloadable presentation summarises the consequence of vitamin D insufficiency, discusses the vitamin D levels we should be targeting in our patients with…

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Date of publication:
September 27, 2017

Presentation Resources

KDIGO 2017 CKD-MBD Update: Speaker’s Guide

The much anticipated KDIGO CKD-MBD Guidelines have recently been published (Full CKD-MBD Guidelines), along with an Executive Summary and summaries of the Evidence used in the update. The new guidelines are the result of significant effort by the KDIGO Guidelines Work Group and Evidence Review Team following the 2013 Controversies…

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Date of publication:
September 12, 2017

News & Views

KDIGO 2017 CKD-MBD Guidelines Update

The KDIGO 2017 CKD-MBD Guidelines have now been officially released and are available online: 2017 KDIGO CKD-MBD Guidelines The new guidelines were developed following a Controversies Conference in 2013 that identified several areas within the 2009 Guidelines which warranted potential revision or deletion, along with a series of topics to…

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Date of publication:
July 18, 2017

News & Views

ERA-EDTA 2017: Differentiating between phosphate binders and clarifying the role of active Vitamin D

The CKD-MBD track at the recent ERA-EDTA 2017 Congress featured numerous sessions, focusing on a broad range of topics. In this congress review article we focus on presentations regarding phosphate binders and active vitamin D therapy. Phosphate binders: Factors influencing prescription choice The much-anticipated 2017 KDIGO guidelines update continues to…

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Date of publication:
July 4, 2017

News & Views

ERA-EDTA 2017 Preview: CKD-MBD

ERA-EDTA 2017 is fast approaching and, to help you plan your time at the Congress, the COMPACT RENAL team has put together a preview guide to the presentations in the field of CKD-MBD. For full listings for the conference see the ERA-EDTA Planner. COMPACT RENAL will be in the exhibit…

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Date of publication:
June 2, 2017

News & Views

The Evidence Driving the KDIGO CKD-MBD Treatment Guidelines Update

The Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) guidelines for the management of CKD-MBD are due to be updated in Q2 2017.[1] Literature review is a key component of any guidelines update and the KDIGO committee has highlighted in advance new studies which they believe to be relevant to the treatment…

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Date of publication:
May 31, 2017

News & Views

Getting your Patients Involved in World Kidney Day on 9th March 2017

Since 2006 the International Society of Nephrology  (ISN) and the International Federation of Kidney Foundations (IFKF) have come together annually to create World Kidney Day, with a different campaign objective every year. This year the focus is on the link between obesity and kidney disease, with the aim being to raise…

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Date of publication:
March 7, 2017

News & Views

COMPACT RENAL in CKD-MBD – 2016 Year in Review

This article brings you the highlights of 2016 from the COMPACT RENAL team, relating specifically to the issue of mineral bone disease in chronic kidney disease. Expert perspectives: the challenge of phosphate control Professors Angel De Francisco and Laurent Juillard recorded a discussion of the potential solutions to the issue…

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Date of publication:
January 17, 2017

News & Views

ASN Kidney Week 2016: Controlling Hyperphosphatemia with Diet and Phosphate Binders in Dialysis Patients

Balancing dietary restrictions with effective phosphate binder use was a key theme of the CKD-MBD presentations at the ASN Kidney Week 2016 congress in Chicago. Results from the FrEDI study During an educational symposium on balancing the various strategies to manage hyperphosphatemia, Professor Kalantar-Zadeh presented results from the FrEDI study. [1]…

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Date of publication:
December 20, 2016

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