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1: Beddhu S, Bruns FJ, Saul M, Seddon P, Zeidel ML. A simple comorbidity scale predicts clinical outcomes and costs in dialysis patients. Am J Med. 2000 Jun 1;108(8):609-13. doi: 10.1016/s0002-9343(00)00371-5. PMID: 10856407. 


2: Beddhu S, Allen-Brady K, Cheung AK, Horne BD, Bair T, Muhlestein JB, Anderson JL. Impact of renal failure on the risk of myocardial infarction and death. Kidney Int. 2002 Nov;62(5):1776-83. doi: 10.1046/j.1523-1755.2002.00629.x. PMID: 12371979. 


3: Beddhu S, Samore MH, Roberts MS, Stoddard GJ, Pappas LM, Cheung AK. Creatinine production, nutrition, and glomerular filtration rate estimation. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2003 Apr;14(4):1000-5. doi: 10.1097/01.asn.0000057856.88335.dd. PMID: 12660334. 


4: Beddhu S, Samore MH, Roberts MS, Stoddard GJ, Ramkumar N, Pappas LM, Cheung AK. Impact of timing of initiation of dialysis on mortality. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2003 Sep;14(9):2305-12. doi: 10.1097/01.asn.0000080184.67406.11. PMID: 12937307. 


5: Beddhu S, Pappas LM, Ramkumar N, Samore M. Effects of body size and body composition on survival in hemodialysis patients. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2003 Sep;14(9):2366-72. doi: 10.1097/01.asn.0000083905.72794.e6. PMID: 12937315. 


6: Beddhu S, Pappas LM, Ramkumar N, Samore MH. Malnutrition and atherosclerosis in dialysis patients. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2004 Mar;15(3):733-42. doi: 10.1097/01.asn.0000113319.57131.28. PMID: 14978176. 


7: Morris D, Samore MH, Pappas LM, Ramkumar N, Beddhu S. Nutrition and racial differences in cardiovascular events and survival in elderly dialysis patients. Am J Med. 2005 Jun;118(6):671-5. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2005.02.023. PMID: 15922700. 


8: Beddhu S, Kimmel PL, Ramkumar N, Cheung AK. Associations of metabolic syndrome with inflammation in CKD: results From the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III). Am J Kidney Dis. 2005 Oct;46(4):577-86. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2005.06.014. PMID: 16183411. 


9: Kwan BC, Murtaugh MA, Beddhu S. Associations of body size with metabolic syndrome and mortality in moderate chronic kidney disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007 Sep;2(5):992-8. doi: 10.2215/CJN.04221206. Epub 2007 Aug 16. PMID: 17702712. 


10: Kramer H, Tuttle KR, Leehey D, Luke A, Durazo-Arvizu R, Shoham D, Cooper R, Beddhu S. Obesity management in adults with CKD. Am J Kidney Dis. 2009 Jan;53(1):151-65. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2008.10.003. PMID: 19101399; PMCID: PMC5628032. 


11: Navaneethan SD, Yehnert H, Moustarah F, Schreiber MJ, Schauer PR, Beddhu S. Weight loss interventions in chronic kidney disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009 Oct;4(10):1565-74. doi: 10.2215/CJN.02250409. Epub 2009 Sep 17. PMID: 19808241; PMCID: PMC2758256. 


12: Beddhu S, Baird BC, Zitterkoph J, Neilson J, Greene T. Physical activity and mortality in chronic kidney disease (NHANES III). Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009 Dec;4(12):1901-6. doi: 10.2215/CJN.01970309. Epub 2009 Oct 9. PMID: 19820134; PMCID: PMC2798872. 


13: Damera S, Raphael KL, Baird BC, Cheung AK, Greene T, Beddhu S. Serum alkaline phosphatase levels associate with elevated serum C-reactive protein in chronic kidney disease. Kidney Int. 2011 Jan;79(2):228-33. doi: 10.1038/ki.2010.356. Epub 2010 Sep 29. PMID: 20881941; PMCID: PMC5260661. 


14: Raphael KL, Wei G, Baird BC, Greene T, Beddhu S. Higher serum bicarbonate levels within the normal range are associated with better survival and renal outcomes in African Americans. Kidney Int. 2011 Feb;79(3):356-62. doi: 10.1038/ki.2010.388. Epub 2010 Oct 20. PMID: 20962743; PMCID: PMC5241271. 


15: Krishnamurthy VM, Wei G, Baird BC, Murtaugh M, Chonchol MB, Raphael KL, Greene T, Beddhu S. High dietary fiber intake is associated with decreased inflammation and all-cause mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease. Kidney Int. 2012 Feb;81(3):300-6. doi: 10.1038/ki.2011.355. Epub 2011 Oct 19. PMID: 22012132; PMCID: PMC4704855. 


16: Beddhu S, Wei G, Marcus RL, Chonchol M, Greene T. Light-intensity physical activities and mortality in the United States general population and CKD subpopulation. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Jul 7;10(7):1145-53. doi: 10.2215/CJN.08410814. Epub 2015 Apr 30. PMID: 25931456; PMCID: PMC4491291. 


17: Chen X, Wei G, Jalili T, Metos J, Giri A, Cho ME, Boucher R, Greene T, Beddhu S. The Associations of Plant Protein Intake With All-Cause Mortality in CKD. Am J Kidney Dis. 2016 Mar;67(3):423-30. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.10.018. Epub 2015 Dec 10. PMID: 26687923; PMCID: PMC4769135. 


18: Raphael KL, Carroll DJ, Murray J, Greene T, Beddhu S. Urine Ammonium Predicts Clinical Outcomes in Hypertensive Kidney Disease. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Aug;28(8):2483-2490. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2016101151. Epub 2017 Apr 6. PMID: 28385806; PMCID: PMC5533238. 


19: Bress AP, Bellows BK, King JB, Hess R, Beddhu S, Zhang Z, Berlowitz DR, Conroy MB, Fine L, Oparil S, Morisky DE, Kazis LE, Ruiz-Negrón N, Powell J, Tamariz L, Whittle J, Wright JT Jr, Supiano MA, Cheung AK, Weintraub WS, Moran AE; SPRINT Research Group. Cost-Effectiveness of Intensive versus Standard Blood-Pressure Control. N Engl J Med. 2017 Aug 24;377(8):745-755. doi: 10.1056/NEJMsa1616035. PMID: 28834469; PMCID: PMC5708850. 


20: Beddhu S, Rocco MV, Toto R, Craven TE, Greene T, Bhatt U, Cheung AK, Cohen D, Freedman BI, Hawfield AT, Killeen AA, Kimmel PL, Lash J, Papademetriou V, Rahman M, Rastogi A, Servilla K, Townsend RR, Wall B, Whelton PK; SPRINT Research Group. Effects of Intensive Systolic Blood Pressure Control on Kidney and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Persons Without Kidney Disease: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Trial. Ann Intern Med. 2017 Sep 19;167(6):375-383. doi: 10.7326/M16-2966. Epub 2017 Sep 5. PMID: 28869987. 


21: Beddhu S, Chertow GM, Cheung AK, Cushman WC, Rahman M, Greene T, Wei G, Campbell RC, Conroy M, Freedman BI, Haley W, Horwitz E, Kitzman D, Lash J, Papademetriou V, Pisoni R, Riessen E, Rosendorff C, Watnick SG, Whittle J, Whelton PK; SPRINT Research Group. Influence of Baseline Diastolic Blood Pressure on Effects of Intensive Compared With Standard Blood Pressure Control. Circulation. 2018 Jan 9;137(2):134-143. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.030848. Epub 2017 Oct 11. PMID: 29021322; PMCID: PMC5760457. 


22: Kramer H, Boucher RE, Leehey D, Fried L, Wei G, Greene T, Rosas SE, Cooper R, Cao G, Beddhu S. Increasing Mortality in Adults With Diabetes and Low Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate in the Absence of Albuminuria. Diabetes Care. 2018 Apr;41(4):775-781. doi: 10.2337/dc17-1954. Epub 2018 Feb 7. PMID: 29436384; PMCID: PMC5860846. 


23: Beddhu S, Greene T, Boucher R, Cushman WC, Wei G, Stoddard G, Ix JH, Chonchol M, Kramer H, Cheung AK, Kimmel PL, Whelton PK, Chertow GM. Intensive systolic blood pressure control and incident chronic kidney disease in people with and without diabetes mellitus: secondary analyses of two randomised controlled trials. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2018 Jul;6(7):555-563. doi: 10.1016/S2213-8587(18)30099-8. Epub 2018 Apr 21. PMID: 29685860; PMCID: PMC6071316. 


24: Beddhu S, Chertow GM, Greene T, Whelton PK, Ambrosius WT, Cheung AK, Cutler J, Fine L, Boucher R, Wei G, Zhang C, Kramer H, Bress AP, Kimmel PL, Oparil S, Lewis CE, Rahman M, Cushman WC. Effects of Intensive Systolic Blood Pressure Lowering on Cardiovascular Events and Mortality in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus on Standard Glycemic Control and in Those Without Diabetes Mellitus: Reconciling Results From ACCORD BP and SPRINT. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Sep 18;7(18):e009326. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.118.009326. PMID: 30371182; PMCID: PMC6222943. 


25: Kramer HJ, Townsend RR, Griffin K, Flynn JT, Weiner DE, Rocco MV, Choi MJ, Weir MR, Chang TI, Agarwal R, Beddhu S. KDOQI US Commentary on the 2017 ACC/AHA Hypertension Guideline. Am J Kidney Dis. 2019 Apr;73(4):437-458. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2019.01.007. PMID: 30905361; PMCID: PMC6740329. 


26: Beddhu S, Shen J, Cheung AK, Kimmel PL, Chertow GM, Wei G, Boucher RE, Chonchol M, Arman F, Campbell RC, Contreras G, Dwyer JP, Freedman BI, Ix JH, Kirchner K, Papademetriou V, Pisoni R, Rocco MV, Whelton PK, Greene T. Implications of Early Decline in eGFR due to Intensive BP Control for Cardiovascular Outcomes in SPRINT. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019 Aug;30(8):1523-1533. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2018121261. Epub 2019 Jul 19. PMID: 31324734; PMCID: PMC6683716. 


27: Ilkun OL, Greene T, Cheung AK, Whelton PK, Wei G, Boucher RE, Ambrosius W, Chertow GM, Beddhu S. The Influence of Baseline Diastolic Blood Pressure on the Effects of Intensive Blood Pressure Lowering on Cardiovascular Outcomes and All- Cause Mortality in Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2020 Aug;43(8):1878-1884. doi: 10.2337/dc19-2047. Epub 2020 May 4. PMID: 32366577; PMCID: PMC7372050. 


28: Chang AR, Kramer H, Wei G, Boucher R, Grams ME, Berlowitz D, Bhatt U, Cohen DL, Drawz P, Punzi H, Freedman BI, Haley W, Hawfield A, Horwitz E, McLouth C, Morisky D, Papademetriou V, Rocco MV, Wall B, Weiner DE, Zias A, Beddhu S; SPRINT Research Group. Effects of Intensive Blood Pressure Control in Patients with and without Albuminuria: <i>Post Hoc</i> Analyses from SPRINT. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2020 Aug 7;15(8):1121-1128. doi: 10.2215/CJN.12371019. Epub 2020 Jul 15. PMID: 32669306; PMCID: PMC7409741. 


29: Lyden K, Boucher R, Wei G, Zhou N, Christensen J, Chertow GM, Greene T, Beddhu S. Targeting Sedentary Behavior in CKD: A Pilot and Feasibility Randomized Controlled Trial. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2021 May 8;16(5):717-726. doi: 10.2215/CJN.12300720. Epub 2021 Apr 22. PMID: 33888536; PMCID: PMC8259480. 


30: SPRINT Research Group, Lewis CE, Fine LJ, Beddhu S, Cheung AK, Cushman WC, Cutler JA, Evans GW, Johnson KC, Kitzman DW, Oparil S, Rahman M, Reboussin DM, Rocco MV, Sink KM, Snyder JK, Whelton PK, Williamson JD, Wright JT Jr, Ambrosius WT. Final Report of a Trial of Intensive versus Standard Blood-Pressure Control. N Engl J Med. 2021 May 20;384(20):1921-1930. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1901281. PMID: 34010531.