Szczech on Nephrology

 
 
  • Medical Errors in Patients With CKD: Know Your Numbers!   For patients, knowing whether their kidney function is compromised and telling their doctor about it goes a long way toward preventing medication errors and complications.
  • Kidney Patients Left in the Wind: A Heartfelt Story   Dr Szczech provides a sobering view on what extreme actions uninsured immigrants are taking to push their symptom boundaries to near death every week in order to get emergent hemodialysis.
  • Is Metformin Safe for Patients With CKD?   Dr Szczech provides an overview on studies examining whether metformin is safe in patients with mild to moderate CKD and the 2016 re-examination by the FDA.
  • What Causes Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis? Dr Szczech comments on a novel study that provides another piece of the puzzle in a common glomerular disease.