The kidneys often become bulky and dysfunctional in diabetes, and now scientists have found that one path to this damage dramatically reduces the kidney’s ability to clean up after itself.
“A lot of us don’t cook anymore,” Simon said. “We rely a lot on prepared foods, either from the supermarket or fast food, and obviously restaurants, and we don’t know how to use fresh ingredients to make a healthy meal. So that’s kind of the purpose...
A synthetic peptide disrupts the destructive inflammation that occurs in nephritis, enabling the kidneys to better recover and maintain function.
Investigators report a manmade antibody delivering a drug that inhibits inflammation can reverse a disease course that often leads to kidney failure.