Steven Coca, DO, MS

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June 20th, 2012

Reality Check: The ORIGIN of Spin in a Randomized Trial

When the facts from a randomized controlled trial don’t match the spin, what’s the takeaway for clinicians in the trenches?


May 29th, 2012

More Evidence Against Tight Glycemic Control

Along with tight blood pressure control and RAAS blockade, most nephrologists recommend tight glycemic control (i.e., HbA1C < 7) for patients with type 2 diabetes, with the goals of reducing incident CKD or CKD progression. Data from observational studies has shown that tight glycemic control is associated with less albuminuria. Thus, conventional wisdom has been […]