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New test can predict complications from kidney disease

Cystatin C, a blood marker of kidney function, proved significantly more accurate than the standard blood marker, creatinine, in predicting serious complications of kidney disease, in a study by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco.

Among adults who were identified as having chronic kidney disease… New test can predict complications from kidney disease   



How the Kidneys Work

Your blood transports nutrients and oxygen to the cells of the body and carries away waste material that the body does not need. These waste materials are then brought back to the kidney to be excreted.

Under normal resting conditions, about 25 percent, or onefourth, of your blood flows into the kidneys through the… How the Kidneys Work   



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