Altered Serum Uric Acid Levels in Kidney Disorders

Serum uric acid levels are altered by kidney disorders because the kidneys play a dominant role in uric acid excretion. Here, major kidney disorders which accompany hyperuricemia or hypouricemia, including their pathophysiology, are discussed. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and hyperuricemia are frequently associated, but recent clinical trials have not supported the pathogenic roles of hyperuricemia … Leggi tutto

Empagliflozin Changes Urine Supersaturation by Decreasing pH and Increasing Citrate

… This post hoc analysis shows that SGLT2i may reduce kidney calciumcontaining stone risk by decreasing the RSR of CaP minerals in healthy subjects. This effect seems to be mediated by increased urinary citrate and reduced urinary pH. Prospective trials with kidney stone formers are needed to evaluate the effect of SGLT2i in secondary prevention of nephrolithiasis. 

Sodium–glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors and risk of nephrolithiasis

…  Results We identified 24,290 and 19,576 eligible users of SGLT2Is and GLP1 RAs, respectively. After matching, 12,325 patient pairs remained. The median age was 61 years and median follow-up was 2.0 years. The nephrolithiasis rate was 2.0 per 1000 person-years in SGLT2I initiators compared with 4.0 per 1000 person-years in GLP1 RA initiators, with a rate … Leggi tutto