AASK


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AcronymDefinition
AASKAfrican American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (clinical trial)
AASKAdopt A Special Kid
AASKAid to Adoption of Special Kids
AASKAdults Adopting Special Kids (Catholic Charities of North Dakota)
AASKAircraft Accident Statistics and Knowledge (Fire Safety Engineering Group database; University of Greenwich; UK)
AASKApartment Association of Seattle-King County (Washington)
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The AASK study compared outcomes between the two approaches to BP control in 1,094 black adults with mild to moderate hypertensive CKD but without marked proteinuria.
AASK was a 7-year, 21-center, randomized, parallel group, multi-factorial, double blind trial sponsored by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIH/NIDDK).
The findings from the AASK coupled with the results of other studies showing ACE inhibitors protect against proteinuria extend the value of these agents to patients with kidney disease of hypertension, at least to individuals who already have protein in their urine.
AASK recruits families from all across the country to match with wait- ing children: It now has 973 children and 1,032 families in its database.
In the first phase of the AASK investigation, patients were randomly assigned to either intensive BP control with a target of 92 mm Hg or lower mean arterial pressure (that is, lower than the usual target of 130/80 mm Hg recommended for CKD patients) or to conventional BP control with a target of 102-107 mm Hg mean arterial pressure (which corresponds to the conventional BP target of 140/90 mm Hg).
If awarded the grant, AASK plans to improve the spirits of foster children by funding the creation of the Children's Library and Learning Center in the new West Valley Family Connections Center, giving children a safe place to interact and education activities that encourage learning.
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Although a randomized controlled trial (5) and a review of multiple studies(6) demonstrated that African Americans may be less responsive to monotherapy with ACE inhibitors, the AASK trial confirmed that ACE inhibitors can provide significant clinical benefits for African Americans with hypertensive renal disease.
AASK family or friends for recommendations, then visit several independent advisers before making your choice.
The results of AASK, like those of many other recently completed studies, show that drugs that block the renin-angiotensin system pack an extra punch for kidney protection.
AASK the fund administrators the cash equivalent value of your husband's pension fund.
AASK your GP to run blood tests to make sure you don't have diabetes.