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Article ID: 709665

Studies Examine Ways to Assess Quality of Life in Patients with Kidney Disease

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• Two new studies provide insights on how physicians can effectively and efficiently evaluate patient-reported outcomes and health-related quality of life in individuals with kidney disease.

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15-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 709664

Do Smartphone Apps Help Kidney Disease Patients Manage Their Disease?

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• Very few apps related to chronic kidney disease are highly rated by patients or physicians • Patient ratings of smartphone apps related to managing kidney disease correlated poorly with both physician ratings and consumer ratings.

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15-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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    20-Mar-2019 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 709761

ASN and AAKP Advocates are on Capitol Hill Urging Congress to Support KidneyX

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

Advocates from the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) are meeting with representatives, senators, and their respective staffs today to urge Congress to support KidneyX, a public-private partnership to accelerate innovation in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of kidney diseases.

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18-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 709745

Study: Research ties common heartburn medications to kidney disease and failure

University at Buffalo

Common medications prescribed to treat heartburn, acid reflux and ulcers are linked to increased risks for kidney failure and chronic kidney disease, found a recent University at Buffalo study.

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18-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 709707

Statement of American Society of Nephrology (ASN) President Mark E. Rosenberg, MD, FASN, on Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Azar’s Announcement on Immunosuppressive Coverage for Kidney Transplants

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

On behalf of the more than 720,000 Americans with kidney failure whose lives depend on either a kidney transplant or dialysis to survive and their families, the 40 million Americans with kidney diseases, and the more than 20,000 ASN members who are physicians, scientists, nurses, and health professionals, ASN applauds the leadership of HHS Secretary Alex M. Azar, II, in confronting the issue of a three-year statutory restriction on Medicare coverage of immunosuppressant drugs following a kidney transplant. STATEMENT OF AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY (ASN) PRESIDENT MARK E. ROSENBERG, MD, FASN, ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS) SECRETARY AZAR’S ANNOUNCEMENT ON IMMUNOSUPPRESSIVE COVERAGE FOR KIDNEY TRANSPLANTS Washington, DC (March 15, 2019) – On behalf of the more than 720,000 Americans with kidney failure whose lives depend on either a kidney transplant or dialysis to survive and their families, the 40 million Americans with kidney diseases, and the more than 20,000 ASN members

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15-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 709277

Poor Kidney Function Linked to Higher Cancer Risk

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

In a study of adults in Sweden, poor kidney function was linked with a higher risk of certain cancers, especially skin and urogenital cancers.

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8-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EST
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Study Provides New Insights on Common Post-Transplant Condition

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• After examining comprehensive pathology findings and clinical, immunological, and outcome data pertaining to patients with transplant glomerulopathy, investigators identified 5 groups of patients with distinct features, as well as different outcomes in terms of survival rates of transplanted kidneys.

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8-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 708937

Secondhand Smoke Linked with Higher Kidney Disease Risk

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• Exposure to secondhand smoke was linked with a higher prevalence of kidney disease, as well as development of incident kidney disease. • This association was present even at low levels of exposure.

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1-Mar-2019 9:50 AM EST
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    7-Mar-2019 5:00 PM EST

Article ID: 708936

Experimental Drug Lowers Serum Phosphate in Phase 3 Trial of Hemodialysis Patients

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• In a phase 3 clinical trial, tenapanor significantly lowered elevated blood phosphate in patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis, resulting in an average reduction of 1.0–1.2 mg/dL over 8 weeks. • Side effects were largely limited to softening of stool and more frequent bowel movements.

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1-Mar-2019 9:50 AM EST
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Article ID: 709068

Statement from the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) President Mark E. Rosenberg, MD, FASN, on Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Azar’s Remarks on Efforts to Improve Care for Kidney Patients

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

On behalf of the 40 million Americans living with kidney diseases and their families and the more than 20,000 ASN members who are physicians, scientists, nurses, and health professionals, ASN applauds the bold vision and leadership of HHS Secretary Alex M. Azar II in establishing an HHS-wide comprehensive kidney strategy and wholeheartedly agree that “we’ve waited long enough. We just need renewed ambition and the right policies.

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4-Mar-2019 4:50 PM EST

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