Here’s a roundup of nephrology news over the past couple weeks. Click on the headlines to browse the articles. Or, if you’ve discovered other newsworthy items that may be of interest to our team or your nephrologist peers, we invite you to please share news links in the comments.
For advancements in nephrology, nephrologists must look to past lessons and developments and embrace innovative research.
Many kidney specialists many need more training and support when it comes to managing women’s health issues.
Voters in California turned down a union-backed ballot initiative by a majority on Nov. 6 that would have restricted profits of dialysis providers operating in the state.
Michael Wilson started suffering from kidney disease in his 20s, ended up on dialysis a short time later.
Receipt of the high-dose influenza vaccine in 2016 to 2017 was associated with lower rates of hospitalization among dialysis patients, according to a study published online in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
Patients with Medicare or Medicaid are more likely than uninsured patients to use an arteriovenous fistula or graft by their fourth dialysis month.
DaVita raises awareness about link between diabetes and CKD during National Diabetes Awareness Month.
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