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Simple Walking Program Provides Physical and Mental Benefits to Dialysis Patients

• A simple home-based walking program improved physical capacity and quality of life in patients undergoing long-term dialysis.
23-Nov-2016 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Tighter Blood Pressure Control May Save More Than 100,000 Lives Each Year in the U.S.

• New research estimates the projected lives that would be saved if patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease underwent intensive blood pressure lowering. • The findings will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2016 November 15–20 at...
14-Nov-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

High-Impact Clinical Trials Yield Results That Could Improve Kidney Care

The results of numerous high-impact clinical trials that could affect kidney-related medical care will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2016, November 15–20 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.
18-Nov-2016 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Eleanor D. Lederer Elected President of the American Society of Nephrology

• The American Society of Nephrology (ASN), the world’s largest organization of kidney health professionals, has elected Eleanor D. Lederer, MD, FASN, as the next ASN President. • Dr. Lederer officially assumes her role as ASN President...
18-Nov-2016 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Coordination of Care Benefits Patients with Kidney Disease and Reduces Medical Costs

• Multi-disciplinary care—or coordination of care among different clinicians and specialists—improves the health of patients with kidney disease and reduces costs compared with usual care. • Results from the study will be presented at ASN...
14-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Short and Poor Quality Sleep May Have Negative Effects on Kidney Function

• In a study of patients with chronic kidney disease, each additional hour of nighttime sleep was linked with a 19% lower risk of developing kidney failure. • There was also a significant association between sleep quality and kidney failure...
14-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists Get Closer to Developing Bioartificial Kidney

• Researchers have developed a key component needed to create a bioartificial kidney. • The advance will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2016 November 15–20 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.
14-Nov-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Simple Saliva Test May Help Clinicians Diagnose Kidney Disease

• A dipstick test for salivary urea nitrogen was accurate for diagnosing kidney disease in adults in Malawi, Africa. • Results of the test also helped predict patients’ risk of early death. • The test will be described at ASN Kidney Week...
14-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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