ALLON NIR FRIEDMAN

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Fatty acids and other risk factors for sudden cardiac death in patients starting hemodialysis
    Allon N Friedman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Am J Nephrol 38:12-8. 2013
  2. pmc Inverse relationship between long-chain n-3 fatty acids and risk of sudden cardiac death in patients starting hemodialysis
    Allon N Friedman
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Kidney Int 83:1130-5. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Obesity in patients undergoing dialysis and kidney transplantation
    Allon N Friedman
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 20:128-34. 2013
  4. pmc Low blood levels of long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in US hemodialysis patients: clinical implications
    Allon N Friedman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    Am J Nephrol 36:451-8. 2012
  5. pmc Comparative effects of low-carbohydrate high-protein versus low-fat diets on the kidney
    Allon N Friedman
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:1103-11. 2012
  6. pmc Challenges of treating a 466-kilogram man with acute kidney injury
    Allon N Friedman
    Division of Nephrology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN Interdepartmental Nutrition Program, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:140-3. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Reassessment of albumin as a nutritional marker in kidney disease
    Allon N Friedman
    1481 W 10th Street 111N, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 21:223-30. 2010
  8. pmc Measuring the glomerular filtration rate in obese individuals without overt kidney disease
    Allon N Friedman
    Division of Nephrology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Ind, USA
    Nephron Clin Pract 116:c224-34. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Independent influence of dietary protein on markers of kidney function and disease in obesity
    Allon N Friedman
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Kidney Int 78:693-7. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation in advanced kidney disease
    Allon N Friedman
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Semin Dial 23:396-400. 2010

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Fatty acids and other risk factors for sudden cardiac death in patients starting hemodialysis
    Allon N Friedman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Am J Nephrol 38:12-8. 2013
    ..We therefore undertook to identify such risk factors in a nationally representative cohort and were able to include baseline levels of blood fatty acids, some of which influence arrhythmogenicity and sudden cardiac death risk...
  2. pmc Inverse relationship between long-chain n-3 fatty acids and risk of sudden cardiac death in patients starting hemodialysis
    Allon N Friedman
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Kidney Int 83:1130-5. 2013
    ..Thus, long-chain n-3 fatty acids are strongly and independently associated with a lower risk of sudden cardiac death in hemodialysis patients throughout the first year of hemodialysis...
  3. doi request reprint Obesity in patients undergoing dialysis and kidney transplantation
    Allon N Friedman
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 20:128-34. 2013
    ..Similarly, research on the optimal strategies and effects of weight loss in dialysis and kidney transplantation patients is at a nascent stage...
  4. pmc Low blood levels of long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in US hemodialysis patients: clinical implications
    Allon N Friedman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    Am J Nephrol 36:451-8. 2012
    ..We therefore investigated, in the first study of its kind, the blood content and distribution of these fatty acids in a large representative population of US hemodialysis patients...
  5. pmc Comparative effects of low-carbohydrate high-protein versus low-fat diets on the kidney
    Allon N Friedman
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:1103-11. 2012
    ..Concerns exist about deleterious renal effects of low-carbohydrate high-protein weight loss diets. This issue was addressed in a secondary analysis of a parallel randomized, controlled long-term trial...
  6. pmc Challenges of treating a 466-kilogram man with acute kidney injury
    Allon N Friedman
    Division of Nephrology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN Interdepartmental Nutrition Program, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:140-3. 2008
    ..This clinical scenario identifies the many challenges involved in caring for super obese patients with acute kidney injury and may be a harbinger of what awaits the nephrology community in the obesity pandemic era...
  7. doi request reprint Reassessment of albumin as a nutritional marker in kidney disease
    Allon N Friedman
    1481 W 10th Street 111N, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 21:223-30. 2010
    ..Viewed in this manner, hypoalbuminemia may offer an opportunity to improve patient well-being by identifying and treating the underlying disorder...
  8. pmc Measuring the glomerular filtration rate in obese individuals without overt kidney disease
    Allon N Friedman
    Division of Nephrology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Ind, USA
    Nephron Clin Pract 116:c224-34. 2010
    ..Identifying methods to accurately measure the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in obese individuals without kidney overt kidney disease is necessary to understanding the pathophysiology and natural history of obesity-related kidney disease...
  9. doi request reprint Independent influence of dietary protein on markers of kidney function and disease in obesity
    Allon N Friedman
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Kidney Int 78:693-7. 2010
    ..Hence, while dietary protein does modulate kidney parameters, it is unlikely to fully account for the elevations in GFR and proteinuria found in obesity...
  10. doi request reprint Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation in advanced kidney disease
    Allon N Friedman
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Semin Dial 23:396-400. 2010
    ..Over time, it will be incumbent upon the nephrology community to more clearly define the utility and optimal dosing of n-3 PUFA in CKD patients with advanced disease via randomized clinical trials...
  11. doi request reprint Making measures count
    Allon N Friedman
    Division of Nephrology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46032, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1507-11. 2011
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  12. pmc Acute rise of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids during hemodialysis treatment
    Allon N Friedman
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Ren Nutr 18:301-3. 2008
    ..We performed this study to measure the effect of a single-standard hemodialysis treatment on plasma and erythrocyte omega-3 PUFA levels in chronic hemodialysis patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint A pilot study in hemodialysis of an electrophysiological tool to measure sudden cardiac death risk
    A N Friedman
    Division of Nephrology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Clin Nephrol 68:159-64. 2007
    ..The hemodialysis procedure may play a role in the elevated risk of sudden cardiac death seen in hemodialysis patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effect of N-acetylcysteine on plasma total homocysteine levels in hemodialysis: a randomized, controlled study
    Allon N Friedman
    Division of Nephrology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:442-6. 2003
    ..We designed a randomized placebo-controlled study to determine the effect of prolonged oral NAC therapy on lowering tHcy levels in vitamin-replete chronic hemodialysis patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Demographics and trends in overweight and obesity in patients at time of kidney transplantation
    Allon N Friedman
    Division of Nephrology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:480-7. 2003
    ..The authors describe the prevalence, demographics, and trends in overweight and obesity at the time of kidney transplantation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clinical and nutritional correlates of C-reactive protein in type 2 diabetic nephropathy
    Allon N Friedman
    Division of Nephrology, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1481 W 10th St 111N, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Atherosclerosis 172:121-5. 2004
    ..Patients with diabetic nephropathy are at elevated cardiovascular risk. C-reactive protein (CRP) has been used to successfully predict cardiovascular events...
  17. ncbi request reprint High-protein diets: potential effects on the kidney in renal health and disease
    Allon N Friedman
    Division of Nephrology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:950-62. 2004
    ..Because CKD is often a silent disease, all individuals should undergo a screening serum creatinine measurement and urinary dipstick test for proteinuria before the initiation of such a diet...
  18. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein as a predictor of total arteriosclerotic outcomes in type 2 diabetic nephropathy
    Allon N Friedman
    Division of Nephrology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Kidney Int 68:773-8. 2005
    ..However, CRP has not been tested in the high-cardiovascular risk population of type 2 diabetic nephropathy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Total plasma homocysteine and arteriosclerotic outcomes in type 2 diabetes with nephropathy
    Allon N Friedman
    Division of Nephrology, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1481 W 10th Street 111N, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:3397-402. 2005
    ..Previous positive findings can potentially be explained through tHcy's role as a sensitive surrogate marker for kidney disease, itself a recognized cardiovascular risk factor...
  20. ncbi request reprint Review of the effects of omega-3 supplementation in dialysis patients
    Allon Friedman
    Division of Nephrology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:182-92. 2006
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  21. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and omega-3 fatty acid status and determinants in long-term hemodialysis
    Allon N Friedman
    Division of Nephrology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:1064-71. 2006
    ..There is reason to believe that hemodialysis patients are at risk for inadequate omega-3 intake and, consequently, low blood levels...
  22. pmc Feasibility study of erythrocyte long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid content and mortality risk in hemodialysis patients
    Allon N Friedman
    Division of Nephrology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Ren Nutr 18:509-12. 2008
    ..We tested the hypothesis that erythrocyte n-3 PUFA levels, as measured by the omega-3 index (O3I), are inversely related to mortality in hemodialysis patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Adiposity in dialysis: good or bad?
    Allon N Friedman
    Division of Nephrology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Semin Dial 19:136-40. 2006
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  24. ncbi request reprint Oral fish oil supplementation raises blood omega-3 levels and lowers C-reactive protein in haemodialysis patients--a pilot study
    Akber Saifullah
    Division of Nephrology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis IN, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:3561-7. 2007
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  25. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic B-vitamin therapy for hyperhomocysteinemia in dialysis patients: has the time come?
    Allon N Friedman
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Division of Nephrology, New England Medical Center, 711 Washington Street, Room 829, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Nutr Clin Care 5:20-4. 2002
    ....
  26. pmc Value of urinary albumin-to-creatinine ratio as a predictor of type 2 diabetes in pre-diabetic individuals
    Allon N Friedman
    Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:2344-8. 2008
    ..We therefore determined whether the ACR could predict incident diabetes in a well-characterized cohort of pre-diabetic Americans...

Research Grants4

  1. "MENTORED PATIENT-ORIENTED RESEARCH CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARD"
    Allon Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. "MENTORED PATIENT-ORIENTED RESEARCH CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARD"
    Allon Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. "MENTORED PATIENT-ORIENTED RESEARCH CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARD"
    Allon Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2009
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