Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Acid-base balance and kidney, bone, and muscle health in Veterans with preserved renal function|
Kalani L Raphael
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| July 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a common, morbid, and costly condition that significantly impacts Veteran health. Apart from diabetes and hypertension control, there are no other therapies that prevent CKD. Results from large cohort studies suggest that diets that are higher in acid content increase the risk of CKD and end- stage renal disease. Further, dietary acid excess and metabolic acidosis are linked with bone demineralization, muscle catabolism, and physical dysfunction, which could be im...
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