Expert Insights Newsletter by Medical Specialty - Nephrology

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Kidney Stones — Understanding Risk, Reducing Recurrence

Kidney stone disease, also known as nephrolithiasis or urolithiasisis, is one of the most painful and prevalent urological disorders. Each year in the United States, kidney stones account for approximately three million visits to health care providers, and for over... Read more 

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Pain Medication - The Role of Genetic Variation in Drug Metabolism

Despite the widespread use of pain medications in the United States, there is little understanding among both physicians and patients about the potential variability in response to drugs commonly used for pain management. Dr Leland McClure, Director of Pain Management,... Read more 

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Aspirin Resistance

Identifying Risk To Guide Patient Management Daily intake of low-dose aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) has been established as the standard of care in managing cardiovascular disease in the United States.1 While aspirin plays an important role in helping prevent cardiovascular events,... Read more